disobey

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defy

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infringe

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Synonyms for disobey

to refuse or fail to obey

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The Prophet also said: "He who obeys me, obeys God, and he who disobeys me, disobeys God.
Acting Chief Inspector, Eric Robinson, pictured, from Cleveland Police said: "Anyone who deliberately disobeys road signs is not only acting irresponsibly, but putting lives in danger.
When Ali turns seven he goes to work with his father, who keeps pigeons for the wicked sultan of Cairo, and learns all kinds of rules about their care--which he disobeys.
When Octavius and Tyrannus are abducted for a gladiator school, Tyrannus instructs Octavius to keep a low profile, an edict that, of course, he promptly disobeys, forcing copious bloodletting.
He was warned by Judge Lightman that if he disobeys the ban he could face jail as well as a fine.
As Rosenquist rebelled by spinning, so poet Harry Fainlight, who resembles Paul Auster, disobeys by standing up, in the middle of his test, and walking away, revealing the wall behind him; screen-tested, the wall qualifies as an abstract painting.
It follows that, if a man disobeys the commandments revealed by Jesus Christ, he, therefore, does not love Him.
Because of the belief that all governments, including that of Rome, are ordained by God; if one disobeys the government, one disobeys God.
In one tale, a young girl disobeys her mother and meets an unfortunate end.
It's a chance to recapture the memories, or learn anew, the charming tales of the naughty rabbit who disobeys his mother and goes on an adventure in Mr McGregor's garden.
If any person, whether a gang member or not, disobeys the officer's order, that person is guilty of violating the ordinance.
The Prophet said: "He who obeys me, obeys God, and he who disobeys me, disobeys God.
Written by Karen Scalf Linamen and illustrated by Phyllis Hornung, Princess Madison and the Whispering Woods is a picturebook story about a young princess who disobeys her father's commands to ensure her safety.
Prophet disobeys, runs away and is swallowed by a whale.
Lot disobeys the angels' explicit command not to look back at the burning city.