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Synonyms for flout



Synonyms for flout

to refuse or fail to obey

Synonyms for flout

treat with contemptuous disregard

laugh at with contempt and derision

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He evidently quailed under his jokes, and sat blinking like an owl in daylight, when pestered by the flouts and peckings of mischievous birds.
He flings out continually these flouts and sneers;" the woman in the crimson blouse spoke as if appealing quietly to a third person, but her black eyes never left Razumov's face.
He said: "Sadly, this figure of 7,000 workers in this situation doesn't surprise me and reflects the fact that unscrupulous employers think they can casually flout the legally-enforced minimum wage.
The post Lawyers warned not to flout smoking-ban law in court buildings appeared first on Cyprus Mail.
The committee called on municipalities to place all cafes and shops that serve beverages under the scanner and bring to book those who flout the rules.
Despite the crackdown, several restaurants continue to flout rules.
POLICE are warning motorists in a Northumberland town not to flout the laws around mobile phone use.
Yet, motorists still tend to flout this rule citing inconvenience or the distance they travel.
Regeneration boss Coun Shaukat Ali said: "The vast majority of proprietors comply with planning regulations but this prosecution should act as a warning to others that Dudley Council will take action when people flout the law.
05pm A cop embarks on his first day in narcotics, partnering a seasoned officer whose willingness to flout the rules forces him to question everything he has learnt.
It says bus operators have raised concerns that motorists have been flouting the bus lane and that drivers of unauthorised vehicles not only flout the law but can also affect road safety by making unexpected movements.
The Daily Mail said there had been no "deliberate intention" to flout or frustrate the court order and argued that a report in the newspaper had not breached it.
Social Development Minister has also issued an edict suspending Bahrain Medical Society board of directors for issuing statements and engaging into practices which flout the law on NGOs and its bylaw.
with suggest a is flouting contact the Vehicle 101 Police say that the recession has increased the pressure on drivers to flout the rules.
A senior Cardiff councillor has admitted more needs to be done to crack down on the "hard core" which continues to flout the controversial St Mary Street and High Street scheme.