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Usage examples for defiant

  1. She was very angry and very defiant. – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  2. Resolution mounted in me, defiant and strong. – The Thing from the Lake by Eleanor M. Ingram
  3. And Patty looked a little defiant at this command. – Patty's Suitors by Carolyn Wells
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. But he did not speak, and she was obliged to utter her defiant words without provocation. – The Explorer by W. Somerset Maugham
  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. 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
  9. 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
  10. Rosalie, with Tzaritza's head in her lap, looked defiant. – Peggy Stewart at School by Gabrielle E. Jackson
  11. Perhaps to Angelo's eyes she appeared defiant. – The Guests Of Hercules by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  12. " Of course she does," said Caroline, still rather defiant. – The Privet Hedge by J. E. Buckrose
  13. 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
  14. There was a warm flush in her cheek, a half- defiant gleam in her eyes. – The Sherrods by George Barr McCutcheon
  15. 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
  16. Humble, fearful, yet a trifle defiant. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
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