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The defiant optimism following Google’s rebuttal of user-level identifiers is less about the likes of PubMatic and Criteo being in denial, and more an acknowledgment that there are few options on the table.
It treats the coronavirus as if it were something we can pile-drive into submission if only we are strong enough or defiant enough or willing enough to pretend as if there’s nothing to fear but fear itself.
We’ve almost cleared three full months into the new year, yet we’ve hardly given ourselves a moment to process how defiant 2020 was for so many.
Lawrance’s July is smart, vibrant, thrillingly defiant and generally charming, but also undeniably selfish.
The president’s defiant refusal to act, publicized with a heated video he tweeted just before the Christmas holiday, sparked chaos, a lapse in unemployment benefits for millions and the threat of a government shutdown in the pandemic.
Although the state has established a pre-travel testing program for people arriving as way to curb the spread of the virus, defiant travelers have proved they can still manage to land in the Aloha State with the coronavirus.
This defiant answer nonplussed the rebels, who had private interests to consider.
The old Negro watched the approaching flare of the head-light as he ran on, with a grim, defiant eye.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
Across the middle of the cage a stout barricade has been erected, and behind the barricade sits the Master, pale but defiant.
Defiant messages were sent by the Dattos, and General Wood decided to conduct operations in person.

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