The teen was far more defiant this evening, and Xander had a feeling he knew why.
If he channeled that fire, he might find he liked her defiant passion.
In Italy the defiant attitude of Popes Gregory II.
Anything more defiant and exasperating than this could not well have been said.
She'd gone from defiant to yielding in the space of a single kiss.
It is undoubtedly the case that they are suspicious of strangers and defiant of interference.
By his condemnation of Gallicanism (1613) Paul angered France, and provoked the defiant declaration of the states general of 1614 that the king held his crown from God alone.
Cetywayo (who now found no defender in Natal save Bishop Colenso) was in a defiant humour, and permitted outrages by Zulu both on the Transvaal and Natal borders.
These disputes involved questions of principle which had long occupied Henry's attention, and Becket's defiant attitude was answered by the famous Constitutions of Clarendon, in which the king defined, professedly according to ancient use and custom, the relations of Church and State.
Upon the ruins of the central administration temporary authorities were founded in various isolated localities, limited in area but none the less defiant of the government.
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The defiant, polluted and oppressive city is condemned for failing to regard the warnings.
Towards the end of June the chief of the Jaalin tribe, Abdalla wad Said, who occupied Metemma, angered by the khalifa, made his submission to Kitchener and asked for support, at the same time foolishly sending a defiant letter to the khalifa.
A series of his most defiant oppdnents had to go into banishment, Liberius of Rome, Hilarius of Poitiers and Hosius of Corduba, the last-named once the confidant of Constantine and the actual originator of the Ho y nousios, and now nearly a hundred years old.
The immediate effect was that Mehemet Ali, confident of French assistance, maintained a defiant attitude.
The outlook for the papacy was dark; Portugal was talking of a patriarchate; France held Avignon; Naples held Ponte Corvo and Benevento; Spain was ill-affected; Parma, defiant; Venice, aggressive; Poland meditating a restriction of the rights of the nuncio.
Frontenac, bold and fearless, sent a defiant answer to the hostile admiral, and handled so vigorously the forces he had collected as completely to repulse the enemy, who in their hasty retreat left behind a few pieces of artillery on the Beauport shore.
At the end of ten days, should he remain obdurate, the offer of Syria and Acre would be withdrawn; and if at the end of another ten days he was still defiant, the sultan would hold himself at liberty to withdraw the whole offer and to take such measures as his own interests and the counsels of his allies might suggest to him.
The first few days of his reign - when he paid his uncle's debts, administered justice in person, and proclaimed universal religious toleration - gave bright promise, but in the face of the lawless aristocracy and defiant governors of provinces he effected few subsequent reforms. The most important event of his reign was the invasion of Italy by the Lombards, who, entering in 568, under Alboin, in a few years made themselves masters of nearly the entire country.
Another month and you're still defiant.
defiant in the face of imminent defeat.
defiant mood afterward.
Her breathing faltered, but she remained defiant.
defiant disorder, sir.
Rhyn snorted at her defiant stance and Kris.s respectful bow and leaned down to grab the rope binding Jade.s ankles.
defiant on the threshold.
defiant gesture on such a horrific day.
defiant stance, before ducking back indoors.
defiant refusal to this call, responding with equally vigorous fire.
Under the influence of reaction he even looked defiant.
Defiant behavior Parents going through a divorce often take a lot of time to work on their own problems and don't pay as much attention to their children.
Psychiatrists consider truancy one of many symptoms of oppositional defiant disorder or the more serious diagnosis of conduct disorder, especially when truancy begins before age 13.
See also Aggression; Conduct disorder; Oppositional defiant disorder.
To give another example, such temperamental traits as irritability and strong negative reactivity are thought to contribute to the development of oppositional defiant disorder in some children.
The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager introduced later ships such as the USS Excalibur, USS Berlin, USS Crazy Horse, USS Defiant and USS Voyager.
Some fans didn't care for the change, but the introduction to a small craft named the Defiant breathed life into the series for fans who wanted more space adventure.
He storms off to his room, still defiant.
That is why they are so defiant of the laws of nature.
Parents of a child with a serious behavior disorder like oppositional defiant disorder should work with their child's therapist to deal with encopresis in the context of other behavioral problems.
I knew rape was power to the perpetrator so I vowed to be firm and possibly defiant, and not display fear.
Her lyrics were about secret loves, but instead of going into the corner and weeping she stood defiant.
This has also happened outside school hours and he has also become very defiant.
I'll still be here next year, says defiant Blair Independent, UK - 16 Jul 2006 By Andrew Grice, Political Editor.
defiant in defeat, Thompson congratulated his side on an excellent performance.
In this horrifying denouement resulting from the clash of multiple perspectives, the audience confronts the dead, wounded, and defiant.
Richards recovered strongly from a first-lap spin at Druids, but could not depose the defiant Rice.
How can a rather posh looking band with well crafted polite songs, be defiant?
He is frequently belligerent, defiant, rebellious and cunning, often unscrupulous and always irrepressible.
He had with him four regiments of regulars, the initial force with which to overawe the restless and defiant population in his vicinity.
Not only were numbers of his own people wantonly slain (Cetywayo returning defiant messages to the governor of Natal when remonstrated with), and the military system of Chaka and Dingaan strengthened, but he had a feud with the Transvaal Boers as to the possession of the territory between the Buffalo and Pongola rivers, and encouraged the chief Sikukuni (Secocoeni) in his struggle against the Boers.
His "Wrestlers" (1875) and "Fan and Dagger" (1882; a defiant Spanish woman) are in the Luxembourg, and other pictures of importance are "The Beheading of St John the Baptist" (1877), "The Sphinx" (1883), "Acis and Galatea" (1885), "Old Woman and Child" (1886) and "In the Bull Slaughter-House."
In that year, in consequence of determined slave-raiding and the defiant misrule of the emir, a British expedition was sent against the capital, which submitted without fighting.
They choose to be defiant because it's more likely to attract the attention of adults than positive behavior.
Boot camps for troubled teens are facilities that use strict military lifestyles as means of disciplining adolescents who are defiant or out of control.
Boot camps for troubled teens use military exercises, rigorous physical training and discipline to break defiant adolescents of their bad behavior.
Children who are well adjusted but defiant may benefit most from this type of placement.
The reason why peer pressure is such a problem is that defiant people want others to join them to take some of the pressure off.
Sometimes a third party can help a teenager learn ways to cope with stress in better ways than being defiant.
It also becomes "uncool" to be friends with your parents and instead bond with other teens and be defiant, even if that means causing trouble and engaging in risky or illegal behavior.
Professional therapy sessions can help a parent just as much as a defiant teenager, so seek help for yourself as well as your teen.
In many studies, teens were less likely to return to their defiant ways when they returned home, and they had safer, healthier and more positive relationships with friends and family.
Defiant Teens: A Clinician's Manual for Assessment and Family Intervention by Russell A.
Diagnosis may require psychiatric expertise to rule out such conditions as oppositional defiant disorder, bipolar disorder, or ADHD.
See also Aggression; Oppositional defiant disorder.
"Conduct Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder: Trends and Treatment."
Serious childhood antisocial behaviors can lead to diagnoses of conduct disorder (CD) or oppositional defiant disorder (ODD).
What if the toddler was defiant or inattentive to the sitter's directions?
Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), a relatively new clinical classification, involves an ongoing pattern of antagonistic, defiant, and hostile behavior toward parents and other authority figures.
As of 2004 several theories about the causes of oppositional defiant disorder are being investigated.
Symptoms of ODD include a pattern of negative, hostile, and defiant behavior lasting at least six months.
What Parents Need to Know about ODD: Upto-Date Insights and Ideas for Managing Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Other Defiant Behavior.
W., et al. "Psychiatric Comorbidity, Family Dysfunction, and Social Impairment in Referred Youth with Oppositional Defiant Disorder."
Douglas. "Oppositional Defiant Disorder." eMedicine.
Other pupils provoke peers and are confrontational or openly defiant and sometimes physically aggressive toward adults.
You sing with an almost defiant Northern accent - why?
Johnny is very defiant " Yeah, he's hamming it up.
Ask direct questions about how the camp administration deals with campers who are unmotivated, defiant or who act out inappropriately.
He wasn't sure if he should be angry at her defiant insubordination or amused by it.
Only unrepentant and defiant unbelievers will be shut out.
Children of permissive parents may be disrespectful, disobedient, aggressive, irresponsible, and defiant.
Douglas. "Oppositional Defiant Disorder." eMedicine, November 2, 2003.
"What is Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)?"
Oppositional defiant disorder-An emotional and behavioral disorder of children and adolescents characterized by hostile, deliberately argumentative, and defiant behavior towards authority figures that lasts for longer than six months.
First impressions New York City, scarred yet defiant, is the starting point for many British visitors to the East Coast.
However, King Charles remained defiant in the face of imminent defeat.
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