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Synonyms for defiantly

in a rebellious manner

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But they jeered defiantly, for they knew it was in my power to luff the helm and let go the main-sheet, so as to spill the wind and escape damage.
"Then I dare you to do it," said Josie defiantly. "I dare you to climb up there and walk the ridgepole of Mr.
"I can run an etiquette column as well as that idiot in the Family Guide, anyhow," said Dan defiantly. "But you can't have an etiquette department unless questions are asked.
"I won't be mate on this hell-ship!" I cried defiantly.
"Ay" the man resumed, "he'll be dead, no doubt; and that'll be what brings ye chapping to my door." Another pause, and then defiantly, "Well, man," he said, "I'll let ye in;" and he disappeared from the window.
Mr Pickering relit the stump of his cigar defiantly and smoked in long gulps for a while.
He asked himself who Keggs was, anyway; and replied defiantly that Keggs was a Menial--and an overfed Menial.
'I did!' she went on, defiantly. 'I hit him as hard as I could, and he--he'--she broke off into a little gurgle of laughter--'he tripped over a bush and fell right down; and I wasn't a bit ashamed.
He also defiantly rejected the EU's Sunday deadline to call snap elections.
By: Mahmoud Oraby CAIRO -- 19 November 2017: You probably see 'Mahshi Warak Enab' or 'Koshari' and you think these are defiantly Egyptian dishes because of how popular they are in Egypt, but you will be surprised at their real origins.
The songs are strong, the acting impressive and the finale defiantly feelgood.
He said that the historic victory of Lords would defiantly boost the cricket in Pakistan and also start the new chapter and chain of victories in future.
Jeremy Corbyn defiantly continued to cling on as Labour leader yesterday in the face of fresh calls to quit and another frontbench resignation.
But bosses have vowed to continue their work, declaring the Cook Street service "defiantly open".
There are numerous examples of public office holders who during their tenures amassed billions openly and defiantly through unfair means and yet continue to enjoy protocol, no questions asked.