Definition of rebelling:
- disobeying (part of speech: verb)
- defying (part of speech: verb)
- revolting (part of speech: verb)
- "Jane Cable", George Barr McCutcheon.
Was Dora to blame for obeying her father, for being ready to marry the man to whom her father had destined- promised her hand; and was he, Harry Ormond, the adopted child, the trusted friend of the family, to suggest to the daughter the idea of rebelling against her father's will, or disputing the propriety of his choice?- "Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond]", Maria Edgeworth.
When the operation was over, and Harry, crying, choking, and kicking, rolled into Virginia's arms, she put the question again, vaguely rebelling against the gravity in the kind old face which was turned half away from her: " There's nothing really the matter, is there, doctor?"- "Virginia", Ellen Glasgow.