I tried to defy them once.
Defy me, and you will suffer my wrath.
"He'd have to defy Death to keep a human alive in her domain," Rhyn said, considering.
The emotion she displayed seemed to defy duplicity.
Old enough to defy me every chance he had.
By this means it was able to defy both the Seljuks and the Ottomans, and to maintain its independence against the emperors of Nicaea and Constantinople.
It was, however, the first attempt ever made to defy the papal bull.
So also any exhaustive survey of the temperature and salinity of the sea at a great number of points on and below the surface reveals a complexity of conditions that may defy mathematical analysis and could not easily be predicted.
In the Banat-so intermingled as to defy exact definition.'
Between the two rivers, but somewhat farther inland, stood Sylleum, a strong fortress, which even ventured to defy the arms of Alexander.
Champion of the papacy and in secret league with the Lombard cities he was able to defy the common enemy, Frederick II.
They wished to defy Europe in order to maintain intact the treaty of San Stefano, and again M.
Algebra and geometry were the only studies that continued to defy my efforts to comprehend them.