Defiance

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Defiance->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ defiance
defiance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ daring
daring
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dare
dare
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ challenge
challenge
cartel|
=>!
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ threat
threat
&c. 909
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ war cry
war cry
war whoop
PARAG:Defiance->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ defy
defy
dare
beard
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ brave
brave
&c.(courage) 861
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bid defiance to
bid defiance to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ set at defiance
set at defiance
set at naught
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ hurl defiance at
hurl defiance at
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ dance the war dance
dance the war dance
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ snap the fingers at
snap the fingers at
laugh to scorn
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ disobey
disobey
&c. 742
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ show fight
show fight
show one's teeth
show a bold front
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ bluster
bluster
look big
stand akimbo
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ double the fist
double the fist
shake the fist
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ threaten
threaten
&c. 909
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ challenge
challenge
call out
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ throw down the gauntlet
throw down the gauntlet
fling down the gauntlet
fling down the gage
fling down the glove
throw down the glove
PARAG:Defiance->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ defiant
defiant
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ defying
defying
&c.->V.
=>with arms akimbo
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ with arms akimbo
with arms akimbo
PARAG:Defiance->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in defiance of
in defiance of
in the teeth of
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ under one's very nose
under one's very nose
PARAG:Defiance->Int
GRP: \\ Int \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ do your worst
do your worst
=>!
come if you dare
=>!
come on
=>!
marry come up
=>!
hoity toity|
=>!

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  • Defiance — De*fi ance, n. [OF. defiance, desfiance, challenge, fr. desfier to challenge, F. d[ e]fier. See {Defy}.] 1. The act of defying, putting in opposition, or provoking to combat; a challenge; a provocation; a summons to combat. [1913 Webster] A war… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • défiance — DÉFIANCE. s. f. Soupçon, crainte d être trompé. Être dans la défiance. Entrer en défiance. Avoir de la défiance. Concevoir de la défiance. f♛/b] On dit proverbialement, que La défiance est mère de sûreté, pour dire, que Pour ne pas être trompé,… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

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  • Defiance, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 346 Housing Units (2000): 131 Land area (2000): 0.398193 sq. miles (1.031314 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.398193 sq. miles (1.031314 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Defiance, OH — U.S. city in Ohio Population (2000): 16465 Housing Units (2000): 7061 Land area (2000): 10.538139 sq. miles (27.293653 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.488358 sq. miles (1.264841 sq. km) Total area (2000): 11.026497 sq. miles (28.558494 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • defiance — [dē fī′əns, difī əns] n. [ME defiaunce < OFr defiance < defier, DEFY] 1. the act of defying; open, bold resistance to authority or opposition 2. a challenge in defiance of 1. defying 2. in spite of …   English World dictionary

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