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 ?
He--he made me come here," she added, half defiantly.
Here was one who had contempt for brass- clothed power; one whose knuckles could defiantly ring against the granite of law.
They laughed defiantly, and those inside the cabin, the water up to their ankles, shouted back and forth with those on top.
Each of the vegetable folks bore a branch covered with sharp thorns, which was thrust defiantly toward the horse, the kitten and the piglets.
Captain Doane would shrug his shoulders and defiantly meet the mistrustful eyes of the Armenian Jew.
She thrust her little chin out defiantly over her gray fur collar, and Bartley looked down at her and laughed.
There it was, the smack and slap of the spirit of revolt, of adventure, of romance, of the things forbidden and done defiantly and grandly.
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.
Some men ran so hastily that they tumbled over one another, while others, more brave, assembled in a group and faced the intruders defiantly.
The Witch looked at Glinda defiantly, but said not a word.
I can run an etiquette column as well as that idiot in the Family Guide, anyhow," said Dan defiantly.