[ verb dih-fahy; noun dih-fahy, dee-fahy ]SEE DEFINITION OF defied
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He had been defied, trapped, made a victim of the gang who had killed his most valued informer.

How it came, how it was passed from hearth to hearth, defied our penetration.

To apply for protection, where authority is defied, is bold.

She defied all efforts of the master to make her become friends with White Fang.

Public opinion was defied, and the old methods were continued.

She thwarted him as much as she could, and defied him as far as she dared.

So, whenever I met him, I defied him to do it; and he sloped off crestfallen, I can tell you.'

Was it anything more than the letter of the Divine law that I had defied and broken?

Also I have a shrewd idea of what he will say when he learns in what manner you have defied his wishes.

His thoughts were of a quality that defied polite utterance.