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resort

verb administer, adopt, apply, avail oneself of, bring into play, call forth, employ, enlist, exercise, fall back upon, have recourse, look to, make use of, practice, press into service, put to use, try, turn to for help, turn to for support, use, utilize
See also: contrivance, device, expedient, refuge, resource, stopgap

RESORT. The authority or jurisdiction of a court. The supreme court of the United States is a court of the last resort.

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He's dragged uptight socialite wife Clara (Julie Fitzpatrick) down with him this time, hoping to convert her to the cause -- which could be useful, since she's sister to the never-seen president of the strong-arm-deploying Resorters Assn.
For example, young fun lovers tend to live in cities, to be single and well educated, and to have a wide variety of interests; sun resorters also live in or near cities but are usually older, married, and not as well educated.
The people here now comprise the summer resorters of the three principal cities before mentioned.
The resorters do not recognize the men's plight and, with nightfall, both the lighthouse and the shore disappear.