Adjective(1) resisting control or authority(2) discontented as toward authority(3) participating in organized resistance to a constituted government
(1) Similarly, representations of the loyal house slave contrasted with representations of the field slaves as cunning and rebellious .(2) His position is akin to that of the rebellious dissenters of the seventeenth century.(3) He has a stubborn streak and definite strains of a rebellious nature, partly cultivated by his circumstances, which give him an appetite for dispute.(4) It's an examination of early childhood dynamics and a rebellious attack on authority.(5) As a teenager, Kureishi responded to the racist taunts by immersing himself in rock music and nurturing his rebellious streak.(6) These social invitations are generally issued at moments when his rebellious desires become most manifest, and he invariably declines them.(7) Second, mass incarceration serves to keep under near total control rebellious and potentially insurrectionary populations.(8) One is brown, loose, civilised, and there is this whirlwind next to it - the other - as black as the girl's rebellious hair.(9) Now,├ö├ç├û she smiled, brushing back a few rebellious locks of Kitty's hair from her face, ├ö├ç├┐eat your breakfast.├ö├ç├û(10) I irritably brushed rebellious strands of golden brown hair off my face.(11) Others, then, have spotted that restless, rebellious streak in him, which made a military career impossible.(12) I finally managed to force my rebellious hair into two messy buns and proceeded to dress myself in my new uniform.(13) We sat side by side on a sofa with rebellious springs and a layer of cat hair.(14) If that was attitude for most, Samantha quickly showed that there was more to come; she swiftly became rebellious and resisted any order that came her way.(15) The longstanding and canny leader of this rebellious crew is set to step down this summer.(16) In a sense I agree that it may be too late to keep the rebellious province in the north within the republic.
1. rebel ::
2. defiant ::
3. malcontent ::
1. amenable ::
2. compliant ::
3. docile ::
4. obedient ::
5. submissive ::
6. tractable ::
Different Formsrebellious, rebelliously, rebelliousness
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