defiance

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Synonyms for defiance

Synonyms for defiance

behavior or an act that is intentionally provocative

the disposition boldly to defy or resist authority or an opposing force

Synonyms for defiance

intentionally contemptuous behavior or attitude

a hostile challenge

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a defiant act

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How born or bred, and or nourished upon blows and threats on one side, and retorts and defiances on the other, is not to the purpose.
And here, in defiance of all the barking critics in the world, I must and will introduce a digression concerning true wisdom, of which Mr Allworthy was in reality as great a pattern as he was of goodness.