disobey


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defy

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infringe

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to refuse or fail to obey

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Even those who are eating and disobey Him think that they are not affected.
When the directives of one's conscience are at odds with the rules of the state, then one has a moral obligation to disobey the rules of the state and face the consequences.
Results from both the counselors and coders observations indicated that when children were served chicken on the bone, they acted twice as aggressively, and were twice as likely to disobey adults, than when they were served bite sized pieces of chicken.
Therefore, the earth did not actually disobey God; in fact it acted according to God's plan to have a challenging world, an environment for man to make difficult choices.
Subjects might not be obligated to obey dishonorable commands, "ought to know" what kinds of obedience are necessary for the maintenance of the commonwealth, and may be justified in acting on their private judgments when they disobey the sovereign.
2 : feeling or showing a desire to disobey <There was a great deal of mutinous muttering around the room .
silence, disobey orders, she could not be voted down and said: Look, in
The most stunning part of the WCR report was the following quotation: "He [the bishop] says Church law gives him the power to remove the Catholic designation from schools that disobey Church Doctrine.
Cardinal Roger Mahony of Los Angeles has called on Catholics to disobey controversial immigration legislation if it becomes law, according to the L.
Most scholars seem to prefer the meaning of "fools" as those who disobey God, which can lead to sickness.
By and large, small businesses obey the law, but it's only human to inadvertently disobey a law if you do not or cannot understand the rules," said Ronald B.
pilots to disobey orders, and pose seated on an enemy anti-aircraft gun--your belated wish that your photograph sitting on the anti-aircraft gun had not become so embarrassing is hollow and spurious.
As you know, people who disobey a law must face the consequences.
Most people get tossed because they disobey the flight crew, come aboard drunk or wear offensive clothing, says American Airlines spokesman Tim Wagner.
It's wrong if they disobey the ruling," said BOMA/NY executive director Roberta McGowan.