rebel against

rebel against someone or something

to resist and revolt against someone or something. Barbara rebelled against the teachers at the school. Most young people have to rebel against authority for a while.
See also: rebel
References in classic literature ?
And it is very sinful to rebel against them,' whispered the clergyman.
I forced my eye to scrutinize this prospect, I forced my mind to dwell on it for a time, and when I found that it communicated no pleasurable emotion to my heart--that it stirred in me none of the hopes a man ought to feel, when he sees laid before him the scene of his life's career--I said to myself, "William, you are a rebel against circumstances; you are a fool, and know not what you want; you have chosen trade and you shall be a tradesman.
And this is old Fitzurse's boasted policy, encouraging these malapert knaves to rebel against us
Your daughter is at that age when to set before her an encouragement for young persons to rebel against their parents on this most important point, is particularly injudicious.
If I had any doubts about helping Umbopa to rebel against that infernal blackguard," put in Good, "they are gone now.
For the American colonists who had presumed to rebel against their king his bitterness was sometimes almost frenzied; he characterized them as
Sir," said Comminges, "declare yourself at once; will you obey or do you intend to rebel against the king?
Treville smiled; but as it was indeed something to have prevailed upon this child to rebel against his master, he saluted the king respectfully, and with this agreement, took leave of him.
40pm Bold and charismatic werewolf slave Lucian incites his species to rebel against the vampires who enslaved them.
I will never rebel against our people even if the government wants to kill me", he added.
The Tory MP for Colne Valley may rebel against his party (4.
Empowered consumers will either ignore or rebel against any perceived attempt to influence them.
Summary: The late journalist Nassir al-Asaad was remembered Friday as a rebel against sectarianism who would be appalled at the steady rise of divisive rhetoric in Lebanon.
A MOST teenagers go through a phase where they rebel against a Have your emotional problems sorted by our expert Marissa lot of things that matter to their parents and your daughter is learning about having her own identity.
I just want people to stand in front of the mirror to see themselves and their defects; this will make them rebel against themselves before they rebel against society.