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Word: insubordination

Definition: disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate


Sentences Containing 'insubordination'

Coaches may discipline a player who assumes the role of cherry picker, as it may suggest laziness, bad conditioning, or insubordination.
Enraged by the act of insubordination, Vaseekaran chops Chitti into pieces and throws it away in a landfill site.
In 2010, Rabuck, Paquin and Mike Yannich played a 90-minute reunion set at the Insubordination Fest in Baltimore.
Malone criticises his boss, Inspector Fulmer (Walter Sullivan) and is suspended for insubordination for ninety days.
The Book of Poetry says, ‘From west to east, from south to north, no one thinks of insubordination.’” 17.
The Savannah "Journal" wrote of it: It was not to be expected, that an establishment so pernicious to the Southern States, holding out to a part of their population temptations to insubordination, would have been suffered to exist after the close of the war.
Though he occasionally feels guilt for his unethical actions that lead to his partnership within the firm, Keating demonstrates that he will always pursue his lust for prestige regardless of personal cost. After Cameron retires, Keating hires Roark, who is soon fired for insubordination by Francon.
When Silver-leg informs on the other gang members as revenge for their insubordination, the Man in Grey takes the opportunity to wait where the cash has been buried until they try to get their own back on their leader.

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