In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(attitude/answer/tone) desafiante(person) rebelde
- Croydon continued to press but the Oxted defence remained in a defiant mood.
- They can be cautious and indecisive, but also reactive, defiant and rebellious.
- Even his defiant courage is an in-character refusal to repent or seek redemption.
- But, defiant as ever, he is willing to make that sacrifice and believes his time is now
- Bosses hope many of the jobs will be lost through voluntary redundancies but the mood on the shop floor is defiant.
- In the same defiant way, she decided not to let it rest when she was prescribed a drug she was convinced was inappropriate.
- His nose is still the defiant beak it was when I first met him, when we were both thirteen and bullied at a new and ghastly school.
- I like to think that the sprightly wit and defiant attitude are typical of McCay himself.
- There is a defiant resistance under way all over the world, and we would do well to join it.
- He was defiant, telling them they'd have to earn their money through performance.
- No lyricist has ever so articulately voiced the defiant, self-aware misery of adolescence.
- Many of the pickets were young, and were experiencing their first strike. The mood was defiant.
- This incident catapulted the opposition into more open and defiant resistance.
- Most people are just trying to sit and occupy a piece of pavement while holding a defiant peace sign in the air.
- The children's facial expressions range from defiant to aggressive, from stoical to shy.
- Her eyes flashed and she tossed back her hair in an attractively defiant gesture.
- It was a last defiant gesture of a man awarded medals for serving his country in Malaya.
- There were loud boos, punctuated by occasional defiant claps from isolated guests.
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