There is a defiant resistance under way all over the world, and we would do well to join it.
Many of the pickets were young, and were experiencing their first strike. The mood was defiant .
There were loud boos, punctuated by occasional defiant claps from isolated guests.
This incident catapulted the opposition into more open and defiant resistance.
In the same defiant way, she decided not to let it rest when she was prescribed a drug she was convinced was inappropriate.
No lyricist has ever so articulately voiced the defiant , self-aware misery of adolescence.
Bosses hope many of the jobs will be lost through voluntary redundancies but the mood on the shop floor is defiant .
Even his defiant courage is an in-character refusal to repent or seek redemption.
The children's facial expressions range from defiant to aggressive, from stoical to shy.
It was a last defiant gesture of a man awarded medals for serving his country in Malaya.