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defy

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infringe

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to refuse or fail to obey

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They disobeyed orders and tried to support the demonstrators.
I will not ask your son why he disobeyed his parents, he knows them more than us.
Twenty-five-year-old Lyons told a court martial that he disobeyed the order by an officer to pick up an SA80 as part of rifle training on the grounds that it was 'against his moral beliefs,' adding that he became disillusioned with the service after reading about troops killing civilians on whistle-blowing website Wikileaks.
This would lead one to conclude that the trees were intended to be actual "fruit trees", but the earth disobeyed God and produced only trees bearing fruit.
Private Martin Bell, of 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, died after he disobeyed a direct order, and gave aid to a wounded friend on January 25.
As captains systematically disobeyed official policy and used their employer's ships to carry out deals of their own, they independently explored exotic regions, made contacts, built networks, and established "complex trade structures well beyond those envisioned" by the royally chartered monopoly's directorate.
They chose to listen to Satan and disobeyed God, thus sin entered human life and broke off any relationship with God.
But, as EDI incisively points out to Master Ben, he just learns by watching and wasn't it Ben, after all, who disobeyed a superior's orders and flew off half-cocked through the streets of Rangoon, imploding buildings and giving terrorists a little taste of their own medicine?
The Tokyo board of education decided Monday to reprimand teachers who disobeyed school principals' orders to stand and sing the ''Kimigayo'' national anthem during enrollment ceremonies last month at schools run by the metropolitan government, board officials said.
Thus, if a child disobeyed one of the foremen, his house mother would learn of it and would draw on the affection the child had for her in helping him to accept the foreman's authority.
Innocent insisted that all kings submit to the church and threatened to excommunicate any who disobeyed him.
Even if he disobeyed their order, they should not have beaten him," Ndingi says.
When ordered by his guru in 1993 to leave his male lover and write a book about how his guru's divine force turned him straight, Andrew Harvey disobeyed.
Keith Emslie, 32, from Aberdeen, disobeyed orders, refused to attend parades and eventually went AWOL in protest at his medical treatment after a road crash.