defiantly


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de·fi·ant

 (dĭ-fī′ənt)
adj.
Marked by defiance; boldly resisting.

de·fi′ant·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.defiantly - in a rebellious manner; "he rejected her words rebelliously"
Translations
بِتَحَدّى، بِتَمَرُّد
vzdorněvzdorovitě
á ögrandi hátt
kljubovalno
kafa tutarcasına

defiantly

[dɪˈfaɪəntlɪ] ADV [act] → atrevidamente, insolentemente; [say, answer] → en tono desafiante or retador, en son de reto

defiantly

[dɪˈfaɪəntli] adv [say] → d'un ton de défi

defiantly

adv declare, announce, staretrotzig, herausfordernd; rejecttrotzig; resiststandhaft

defiantly

[dɪˈfaɪəntlɪ] advcon aria (or tono) di sfida

defiance

(diˈfaiəns) noun
open disobedience; challenging or opposition. He went in defiance of my orders.
deˈfiant adjective
hostile; showing or feeling defiance. a defiant attitude.
deˈfiantly adverb
References in classic literature ?
was the only answer her mute appeal received, and too proud to cry or beseech, Amy set her teeth, threw bach her head defiantly, and bore without flinching several tingling blows on her little palm.
Professor Bumper turned and walked defiantly back to his tent.
May it please the court, the claim given the front place, the claim most persistently urged, the claim most strenuously and I may even say aggressively and defiantly insisted upon by the prosecution is this--that the person whose hand left the bloodstained fingerprints upon the handle of the Indian knife is the person who committed the murder.
The last clattering foot had echoed through the hall, Seesaw's backward glance of penitence had been met and answered defiantly by one of cold disdain.
There was a door and Mary pushed it slowly open and they passed in together, and then Mary stood and waved her hand round defiantly.
Then Fairholme, sunburnt, perspiring, and dusty, but still energetic, brought back the exhausted remnant of his party, with a sullen boy, who scowled defiantly at the police, evidently believing that he was about to be delivered into their custody.
she cried, throwing back her head and looking defiantly at Lestrade.
It consists of a limp and ugly figure carried in a chair by two bearers and attended by a lean female with a face like a pinched mask, who might be expected immediately to recite the popular verses commemorative of the time when they did contrive to blow Old England up alive but for her keeping her lips tightly and defiantly closed as the chair is put down.
Philip's attention was attracted by the manner in which he held himself: when he got on to the stand he stood firmly on both feet, square, with clenched hands, and with his head defiantly thrown forward; the attitude emphasised his fine figure; there was no fat on him, and his muscles stood out as though they were of iron.
gabbled Burdovsky, defiantly examining the faces round him, and becoming more and more excited.
With her was her daughter, a pale, fair-haired girl, whose eyes blazed defiantly at us as she told us that she was glad that her father was dead, and that she blessed the hand which had struck him down.
He believed secretly and rather defiantly, for it was a fact not capable of proof, that there was something very remarkable about his family.