Usage examples for defiant

  1. At these words an enraged murmur arose from those immediately before us, and rolled along the ranks in a defiant shout. – The White Shield by Bertram Mitford
  2. Perhaps to Angelo's eyes she appeared defiant. – The Guests Of Hercules by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  3. Rosalie, with Tzaritza's head in her lap, looked defiant. – Peggy Stewart at School by Gabrielle E. Jackson
  4. And Patty looked a little defiant at this command. – Patty's Suitors by Carolyn Wells
  5. He said this in a hard, reckless, defiant manner, then looked suddenly in Jack's eyes, and inquired with an expression of curiosity how he came by the bag. – Philosopher Jack by R.M. Ballantyne
  6. There was a warm flush in her cheek, a half- defiant gleam in her eyes. – The Sherrods by George Barr McCutcheon
  7. He was neither angry nor laughing at her, but met her defiant glance with candid, sober admiration. – Into the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  8. One or two of the women broke out at him for a traitor and a dog, to which he said nothing; but only looked a little defiant with two red spots burning in his thin cheeks, and trudged on as before; now and then answering a question; but for the most part silent. – The Burial of the Guns by Thomas Nelson Page
  9. When he had, apparently, satisfied himself, he looked round with a white, stern face to where the defiant but trembling woman was standing by the fireplace. – A Butterfly on the Wheel by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  10. " Of course she does," said Caroline, still rather defiant. – The Privet Hedge by J. E. Buckrose
  11. She looked up at me, and there was, as I thought, a bold and defiant expression in her eyes. – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  12. Resolution mounted in me, defiant and strong. – The Thing from the Lake by Eleanor M. Ingram
  13. The woman gave a laugh, which was half- defiant, half amused. – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  14. But after a time champagne and brandy had their effect, and the abject shivering man of half- an- hour before seemed to have grown defiant as to the future. – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  15. But he did not speak, and she was obliged to utter her defiant words without provocation. – The Explorer by W. Somerset Maugham
  16. Humble, fearful, yet a trifle defiant. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  17. He saw the defiant expression depart from the McFluke countenance, and a look of unmistakable relief take its place. – The Heart of the Range by William Patterson White
  18. She was very angry and very defiant. – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  19. A battle royal now occurs, the defiant, growling bear, rushing and striking fiercely at his enemies. – True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World by Adolphus W. Greely
  20. I am not naughty or defiant, Aunt Elizabeth, and I don't wish to be rude to you or anyone. – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade