defy

[v] - elude, esp. in a baffling way 2. [v] - resist or confront with resistance 3. [v] - challenge
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Defy

De·fy' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Defied ; present participle & verbal noun Defying .] [ French défier , Old French deffier , desfier , Late Latin disfidare to disown faith or fidelity, t...
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Defy

De·fy' noun A challenge. [ Obsolete] Dryden.
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defy

withstand verb resist or confront with resistance; `The politician defied public opinion`; `The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear`; `The bridge held`
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defy

verb elude, especially in a baffling way; `This behavior defies explanation`
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Defy

• (n.) A challenge. • (v. t.) To provoke to combat or strife; to call out to combat; to challenge; to dare; to brave; to set at defiance; to treat with contempt; as, to defy an enemy; to defy the power of a magistrate; to defy the arguments of an opponent; to defy public opinion. • (v. t.) To renounce or dissolve all bonds of affianc...
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