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  1. List of paraphrases for "defied":

    challenged, braved, disobeyed

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  1. Adam Schiff:

    These witnesses have defied the White House efforts to prevent their testimony by following the lawful requirements of subpoenas, the President has urged The President acolytes in Congress to use other means to try to prevent their testimony, but they won't be successful.

  2. Chris Williamson:

    A stronger expansion of business activity in November defied economists' expectations of a slowdown, but is unlikely to prevent the euro zone from suffering slower growth in the fourth quarter, especially as rising virus cases look set to cause renewed disruptions to the economy in December.

  3. Donald Trump:

    In the midst of such profound anguish, one memory fills us with hope, when evil showed its hideous face, Americans of all walks of life rose up -- and they did, they rose up -- they defied fear, they stared down death to protect the innocent. And stand tall they did just for righteous and for good.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    You defied the cynics, you accomplished big things, racked up a great record. And you don't get enough credit, i can't imagine how that feels.

  5. Robert J. Sawyer, "Calculating God", 2000:

    How do you define God? Like this. A God I could understand, at least potentially, was infinitely more interesting and relevant than one that defied comprehension.

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