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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Defiant  \De*fi"ant\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  d['e]fiant,  p.  pr  of  d['e]fier. 
  See  {Defy}.] 
  Full  of  defiance;  bold;  insolent;  as  a  defiant  spirit  or 
  act 
 
  In  attitude  stern  and  defiant.  --Longfellow. 
  --  {De*fi"ant*ly},  adv  --  {De*fi"ant*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  defiantly 
  adv  :  in  a  rebellious  manner;  "he  rejected  her  words  rebelliously" 
  [syn:  {rebelliously},  {contumaciously}] 




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