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Synonyms for defy

Synonyms for defy

to confront boldly and courageously

to refuse or fail to obey

to call on another to do something requiring boldness

Synonyms for defy

resist or confront with resistance

elude, especially in a baffling way



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LifeProof encourages technology users to defy limits by taking its smartphone and tablet devices on every adventure regardless of dirt, sand, water, rocks and other environmental hazards.
DEFY program managers discuss the security of PII at the annual train-the-trainer event attended by key staff from each DEFY program.
Trifolium was reversing previous form with both Felix Yonger and Defy Logic.
India-based, state-controlled Canara Bank could defy the government regarding a rule on insurance sales.
Defy Appliances Ltd is Southern Africa's largest manufacturer and distributor of major domestic appliances.
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Motorola DEFY is scratch and water resistant as well as dust proof, protecting you from life's little challenges such as spilling liquids, a sudden rain shower or a drop in the sand.
We have decided to defy banda calls, which are frequent - be them from any political party or union - and utilise the day for social work," said Dipesh Khadka, a local.
The Time Defy range has been designed for accessible, everyday use and includes eight products from shampoos and conditioners, to treatments and styling aids.
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I would like to remind all that the devil asked Jesus to defy natural law and jump from a high building so angels could catch him (Matthew 4:5-7).
Incredible Creatures That Defy Evolution" is a three volume DVD boxed set that showcases animals featuring sophisticated and complex designs that are not explained by traditional evolutionary theory.
Hats and scarves are cute, elfin fashion accessories to Angelenos, but people familiar with actual weather grow up loathing these articles of clothing - learning to defy both Mother Nature and their moms on a regular basis by yanking them off at the first chance.