She acted in defiance of my orders.
He climbed the ladder in defiance of the warning.
He slammed the door in a spirit of defiance.
They glared defiance at me.
Always that same fierce, implacable defiance of human society!
He shouted in defiance of the policeman's warning to be quiet.
Others wrote words of defiance, promising to return.
Almost as an act of defiance.
Which leads to defiance! Which leads to anarchy!
" Yes, " said Harry, with a touch more defiance.
Overwhelmed by an instinctive defiance, the boy resisted.
And the Middle Eastern nation is responding with defiance.
It wasn't just Democrats pressing for answers on Russia's defiance.
Ecuador saw this as a defiance of the United States.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu said he'd been inspired by her courageous defiance.
" a striking display of intraparty defiance, " The Texas Tribune called it.
Unwillingly she met his eyes, defiance and perturbation on her face.
Harry met her eyes with a mixture of defiance and shame.
We cover that fear with acts of defiance and mimicked confidence.
As the Brexit Party themselves describe it is that it's cheerful defiance.
Yet on March 27th the party's defiance paid off in stunning fashion.
Tamimi has long been known for her defiance of Israel's military occupation.
At length, tossing his arms in defiance, he shouted One hundred thousand!
That is her husband's love call, or his trumpet blast of defiance.