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rebellious

adjective

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1 taking part in a rebellion
  • the rebellious troops fought a pitched battle with divisions still loyal to the government

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2 given to resisting authority or another's control
  • expected her son to grow a little more rebellious as he got older, but she knew he understood when to kick and when to obey

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The first known use of rebellious was in the 15th century

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“Rebellious.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rebellious. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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