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synonyms for defier

  • contender
  • darer
  • disputer
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How to use defier in a sentence

As I looked, I said to myself over and over, "Is it possible this is a slayer of men, an eluder and defier of the law?"
MOTHERING ON PERILOUSLUCY S. FURMAN
In our way we passed along one side of the valley of Elah, where David slew the giant, that defier of the army of Israel.
EARLY TRAVELS IN PALESTINEARCULF ET AL.
She came out of it the Isabelle of her early childhood—révoltée, enemy to authority, defier of God and the universe.
THE CRICKETMARJORIE COOKE
It would be a mistake, however, to think of Theodore only as a controversalist and defier of the civil authority.
BYZANTINE CHURCHES IN CONSTANTINOPLEALEXANDER VAN MILLINGEN
At any bold defier of the conventions and traditions of the Academy drawing-school, he shakes his head.
CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL, NO. 444VARIOUS
Man in Mr. Conrad's stories is always a defier of the devils, and the devils are usually put to flight.
OLD AND NEW MASTERSROBERT LYND
Another order, and the guard of armed fighting men formed in a circle about the defier of their god.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE, JUNE, 1930VARIOUS
When a defier of the gods, like Ajax the son of Oileus, appears, the world approves him and loves him.
MAIN CURRENTS IN NINETEENTH CENTURY LITERATURE, VOL. III (OF 6) THE REACTION IN FRANCEGEORG BRANDES
Richard sent up his brows, and stared at his defier an instant.
THE ORDEAL OF RICHARD FEVEREL, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
For every one knew that Hilary Grendon, the prime mover, the defier of the Mercutians, had escaped.
SLAVES OF MERCURYNAT SCHACHNER
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WORDS RELATED TO DEFIER

  • contender
  • darer
  • defier
  • disputer
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