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Open resistance to authority or opposition
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“The workers acted in defiance of a Labor Ministry order for mandatory conciliation.”
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Violent or hostile behavior
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The quality of being cheeky or impertinent
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The organized incitement of rebellion or civil disorder against authority or the state
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The use of force or violence to oppose someone or something
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Resistance or dissent, expressed in action or argument
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The holding or expression of opinions at variance with those commonly or officially held
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A refusal to acknowledge or admit (something)
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The act or state of non-compliance with a rule or law
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A call to prove or justify something
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Calls to prove or justify something
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The quality that enables a person to encounter danger with firmness
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Posturing with a tendency to offend others
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The characteristic of being mulish
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The feeling that a person or a thing is worthless or beneath consideration
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A seemingly absurd or contradictory statement or proposition
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