Words and phrases that almost rhyme with defending:   (61 results)

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2 syllables:
bearing, bedding, blend in, blessing, caring, cleansing, ended, endings, engine, fencing, heading, lennon, mention, penning, renting, running, senses, sensing, sinning, splendid, spreading, standing, stepping, swinging, tempting, tension, tenting, threatened, training, treading, venting, wedding, winning

3 syllables:
assenting, beginning, cementing, commencing, consenting, defendant, defended, defensive, descended, dissenting, fermenting, inventing, lamenting, offended, preparing, presenting, progressing, protecting, relenting, requesting, respecting, tormenting

4 syllables:
armageddon, independent, orienting, representing, understanding, unrelenting

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See defending used in context: 69 rhymes, 2 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

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