defiant collocations and examples

 UK /dɪˈfaɪənt/

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refusing to obey a person or rule

Adverbs frequently used with defiant
almost, grimly, openly, typicallyThe tone of this speech is openly defiant.
Nouns frequently used with defiant
action: act, behaviour, gesture, refusalThe flag itself has been inverted, a defiant gesture on the part of the artist.attitude or mood: attitude, mood, spirit, stance, standIran maintained a defiant stance, insisting it was determined to move ahead with uranium enrichment.statement: reply, speech, statementIn an openly defiant speech, she attacked the military government.
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