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  Definition of defy
  1. challenge; "I dare you!"
  2. resist or confront with resistance; "The politician defied public opinion"; "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"; "The bridge held"
  3. elude, especially in a baffling way; "This behavior defies explanation"
Similar Words: dare, withstand, hold, hold up, resist, refuse

 

Hyponyms: brazen, weather, endure, brave, brave out, beggar

 

Derivational Morphology: dare, daring, defiance, withstander

 

 
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