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noun as in challenger

Strongest match

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He is a category defier of extreme proportions: a Southern, white, religious, male Obama voter.

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?"

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.

She came out of it the Isabelle of her early childhood—révoltée, enemy to authority, defier of God and the universe.

It would be a mistake, however, to think of Theodore only as a controversalist and defier of the civil authority.

At any bold defier of the conventions and traditions of the Academy drawing-school, he shakes his head.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to defier, such as: contender, darer, and disputer.

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