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To resist openly and boldly
“This was the first time that I had dared to defy her.”
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To challenge (someone) to do something difficult or impossible
“I defy you to wear one for a day and not get stopped, so beware!”
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To go against the commands, prohibitions, or rules of
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To elude in a baffling way
“The emerging malpractices and general chicanery of these cash-driven outfits defy belief.”
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To refuse to give in to
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