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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Discontented as toward authority; Participating in organized resistance to a constituted government; Resisting control or authority.

Usage examples (37)
  • Temperamentally rebellious
  • "In the first place, sire, what do you term rebellious?" quietly asked the musketeer.
  • "No," quoth he, "when I say the colonies, I mean what you call the rebellious party in them."
  • "Because it was King Charles's day; and they've fined and imprisoned and hung people for all kinds of what they call rebellious practices." for more
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