fly in the face of


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Related to fly in the face of: in line with, flew into a rage, flew in the face
  • verb

Synonyms for fly in the face of

go against

References in classic literature ?
to marry a bankrupt and fly in the face of duty and fortune
I have told you already, so don't fly in the face of Providence by attempting to deny it
It will render you cautious how you fly in the face of Providence.
The Governor's action's fly in the face of bipartisan legislative support for the Mellow/Madigan reform bill," said Countryman.