Definitions for defiantdɪˈfaɪ ənt
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boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
"brought up to be aggressive and defiant"; "a defiant attitude"
Boldly resisting opposition.
Origin: défiant, from the verb défier
full of defiance; bold; insolent; as, a defiant spirit or act
Origin: [Cf. F. dfiant, p. pr. of dfier. See Defy.]
"Defiant" is the 55th episode of the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the ninth episode of the third season.
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It was clearly a defiant, but civil demonstration.
This new building can be seen as a defiant reaction to the arrival of others moving into a space Roche has dominated for the last 15 years.
I think (Tsipras) was a little defiant and arrogant and he overplayed his hand, it could still blow up. There's still nervousness in the market.
Not only the studying and writing of history but also the honoring of it both represent affirmations of a certain defiant faith-a desperate, unreasoning faith, if you will-but faith nevertheless in the endurance of this threatened world-faith in the total essentiality of historical continuity.
If the governor does eventually plunge into the race, one thing seems guaranteed : He would be, by a large margin, the Republican field's most provocative voice. No, he likely would n’t win, and he might well get the snot kicked out of him. But more than any other underdog flirting with 2016, John Kasich — defiant, outspoken, critical of conservatism from within — could upend the tenor of the primary season. [ Calendar of a candidate - Ohio Gov. John Kasich will be making stops in South Carolina and New Hampshire at the end of the month. Columbus [ Ohio ] Dispatch :.
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