Defiant and Willful

Defiant

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Defiant adjective – Given to resisting authority or another's control.
Usage example: the defiant puppy refused to let go of the football

Willful and defiant are semantically related in disobedient topic. In some cases you can use "Willful" instead an adjective "Defiant".
Nearby Words: defiance, defiantly
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Willful

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Willful adjective – Given to resisting authority or another's control.
Usage example: a particularly willful horse that took weeks to break to saddle

Defiant and willful are semantically related in disobedient topic. Sometimes you can use "Defiant" instead an adjective "Willful".
Nearby Words: willed, willfulness, willfully
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  • He wants the petty, small, low-grade denial of Grace and Salvation - just enough to damn a man, but not enough to make him willful and defiant enough to repent.
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