rebellious

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/rɪˈbɛliəs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rɪˈbɛlyəs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ri belyəs)


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rebellious

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a rebellious [child, girl, boy, student, teenager]
  2. [going, went] through a rebellious stage
  3. was rebellious as a [child, teenager]
  4. rebellious [factions, fans, soldiers]
  5. [revealed, showed] his rebellious nature
  6. was being rebellious at [school, home]
  7. they're quite a rebellious [lot, group, bunch]!
  8. [silence, appease] the rebellious elements
  9. in a rebellious [region, province]
  10. [have, feel] rebellious desires
  11. became (even) more rebellious when
  12. in the throes of rebellious youth
  13. [brushed, combed] some rebellious hairs
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