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Given to resisting authority or another's control
“These rebel chefs choose to ignore the dictates of classic French cuisine.”
A person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or leader
“Heavily armed security forces then stormed the place and caught the rebel leader by surprise.”
A person who resists authority, control, or convention
“Hetfield, still the rebel bad boy, resists the process until he goes into rehab for six months and gets with the Program.”
Rise in opposition or armed resistance to an established government or leader
“We should be thanking Teina for doing what other MPs have been frightened to do - rebel against their leader.”
Show or feel repugnance for or resistance to something
“Any program that your mind interprets as punishment is one your mind is bound to rebel against.”
Resist authority, control, or convention
“We must settle for nothing less than leaders who care and exude character and maturity as they rebel against the beliefs and models that no longer work.”
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