Definition of rebel in English:
- This date marks the 200th Anniversary to the very day when the rebel leader ended his resistance and walked through the gates of Humewood and into captivity.
- Forked story paths in the beginning allow you to choose between siding with the armed rebels in resistance or the Soviets in appeasement.
- However, during the truce, the party's militia would respond with force in the event it came under attack from government security forces, the rebel leader said.
- Power is hierarchical; the rebel challenges authority, presumes to be the defiant equal of his creator or of his king, and is convinced that his stubbornness will redeem him.
- The idea that children are natural rebels who reject convention and prefer a state of anarchy is bunk.
- Jude is a tour de force, a refashioned version of the Jewish mother as a bohemian, a rebel against convention who critiques mainstream culture.
verb (rebels, rebelling, rebelled)
- It has also created the foundation behind which Hanson has been able to create a following that rebelled against the established ‘royal chamber and its courtiers’.
- Ancient traditions regarding this apostate leader show that he rebelled against God, and in so doing, created a worldwide apostasy.
- Three Congress leaders rebelled and Sonia resigned as party president.
- You function best in a position of control and may rebel against power or authority or domination at work.
- However, studying the general population of adolescents revealed that many do not rebel against authority but maintain good relationships with parents and teachers throughout.
- You function best in a position of control and rebel against domination by people in power or authority.
- The mind rebels at the attempt: one child randomly slain on the threshold of adulthood, the other burdened for life with the guilt of Cain.
- And I found that I hated having a numb mind and I was rebelling against that and writing.
- It is a language which invites the mind to rebel against itself causing inflamed ideas grotesque postures and a theoretical approach to common body functions.
The Latin word rebellis was originally used in reference to someone making a fresh declaration of war after being defeated. The root was bellum ‘war’, as in bellicose (Late Middle English) or ‘warlike’, combined with re- ‘again’. A person who is deeply dissatisfied by society in general but does not have a specific aim to fight for might be described as a rebel without a cause. The first such person was James Dean, star of the 1955 film Rebel Without a Cause. Revel (Late Middle English) comes from the French equivalent, which developed the sense ‘to make a noise’ from the basic sense ‘to rise in rebellion’.
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