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Present participle for to resist openly and boldly
“This was the first time that I had dared to defy her.”
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Present participle for to challenge (someone) to do something difficult or impossible
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“I defy you to wear one for a day and not get stopped, so beware!”
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Present participle for to disregard the rules and refuse to conform
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Present participle for to elude in a baffling way
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“The emerging malpractices and general chicanery of these cash-driven outfits defy belief.”
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Present participle for to defy or put up an opposition to
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Present participle for to resist or endure (something) successfully
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Present participle for to ignore or disregard contemptuously
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Present participle for to answer in a cheeky or rude manner
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Present participle for to express dissatisfaction or annoyance about something
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Present participle for to use one's authority to reject or cancel (a decision, view, etc.)
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Present participle for feel or express contempt or disdain for
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Present participle for take a chance on winning
Noun
The act or state of non-compliance with a rule or law
Adjective
Not acknowledging or expressing regret
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