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  1. List of paraphrases for "defied":

    challenged, braved, disobeyed

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#9958challenged
#48808defied
#76235braved
#92702disobeyed

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  1. Hurun Report chairman Rupert Hoogewerf:

    Despite the slowdown in the economy, China's richest have defied gravity, recording their best year ever, and creating more wealth than any country has ever done before in a year.

  2. Ron DeSantis:

    We defied the experts, we bucked the elites, we ignored the chatter, we did it our way, the Florida way.

  3. Eric Goldstein:

    They were a group that defied easy categorization, and they tended to challenge – and in some cases, upend – the easy definition of American society into the categories of Black and White.

  4. United States:

    While China is facing huge economic headwinds, the country has defied bearish predictions in the past, in other words, Western banks are playing the long game under the guise of portfolio diversification.

  5. Bill Belichick:

    As much as anyone, Daquan Patten epitomized the unheralded, self-made player who defied enormous odds to not only earn a job in the NFL but to become a key player on multiple championship teams, i can speak for anyone who had the pleasure to be around Daquan Patten that Daquan Patten work ethic, positive energy and character were elite. My deepest condolences are with his family and loved ones.


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