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  • v  refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient
    He disobeyed his supervisor and was fired

  • The pilots were dismissed because they threatened to disobey orders, but Israeli law permits soldiers to disobey clearly illegal commands.
  • But Union Theological Seminary's Pauck points out that Luther, in his tract On Civil Government, argued that a Christian must disobey a political ruler who expects him to .
  • None dared disobey her commands.
News & Articles

  • France: Mayor Says He Might Perform Wedding for Two Girls, But "Not Two Boys"
    Another mayor in France is planning to disobey the new marriage equality law, but with a twist. Mayor Claude Binaud of Matha seems fine with marrying two women, or "girls" as he calls them, but not two men.
    June 14, 2013 - Gayapolis
  • Gazette.Net: Takoma sculptures cater to eyes and butts
    It’s not uncommon to come across a warning in most museums: Do not touch! Loud alarms and whirring lights await your misjudged decision to disobey. In Takoma Park , however, the artists of a recently released sculpture series not only want you to touch the art — they are inviting you to sit on it.
    June 12, 2013 - Burtonsville Gazette

  • Ayman al-Zawahri in International Herald Tribune
    Every soldier and officer should absolutely disobey any order to kill Muslims or aid their killers,says al-Zawahri, who also singled out Army Chief Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani as a "hostile enemy of Islam."
  • Ehud Olmert in International Herald Tribune
    Even though I did not agree with the opinions of the rabbi and I opposed his call to disobey orders, that did not detract from his great love for the people of Israel, the Land of Israel and Israeli heritage,Olmert said.
  • Saad Eddin Ibrahim in San Diego Union Tribune
    My mother insisted to go because she considered that as a religious duty, but not me. She said she cannot disobey al-Sistani. Why should I care? Nothing has changed since we have elected this government: no security, no electricity, no water,...

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