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Spell check of defy

Correct spelling: defy

Synonyms:
hold in, bear, astonish, contend, mystify, obscure, challenge, last, contain, stump, rebel, pass up, have, make, mock, turn down, counterattack, meddle, brazen, deny, hold out, curb, confuse, confound, go for, view as, intercept, decline, deal with, neutralize, live on, beard, complain, deepen, give, object, keep back, outbrave, suppress, astound, nurse, break, counterwork, oppress, withstand, moderate, reserve, impede, stun, confront, transgress, make bold, brave, surprise, oppose, throw, book, stand firm, obligate, inhibit, disobey, amaze, bicker, confine, counteract, obstruct, collide, retain, detain, take hold, agree, conflict, balk, contravene, repulse, carry, antagonize, accommodate, contradict, harbor, stick up, offend, hold up, prevail, demur, shock, request, hold water, check, fend, repress, guard, fight, flout, jib, turn away, reject, clash, take for, disagree, repel, dare, refuse, adjudge, survive, baffle, hinder, sustain, flash mob, repudiate, admit, breach, go, concur, concord, protest, front, live, harbour, dispute, deem, halt, apply, infringe, hold back, dissent, stand, violate, entertain, hold, interfere, offset, differ, outface, counter, encounter, argue, endure, complicate, delay, declare, buck, defend, arrest, baulk, stand up, bind, keep, tamper, maintain, resist, control, cross, affront, oblige, rebuff, countermand, restrain, take, presume, stagger, support, face, shake up, obtain, have got.

Antonyms:
cooperate, sidestep, heed, defer, hear, give in, duck, knuckle under, watch, attend, note, regard, accede, serve, conform, follow, submit, bow, yield, funk, shun, goose-step, apply, listen, agree, shirk, avoid, concede, comply, elude, mind, keep, shake, escape, mark, observe, acquiesce, assent, lend oneself, obey, stoop, succumb, capitulate, notice, evade, eschew, surrender, dodge, oblige.

Examples of usage:

1) Why did not He, Who presently made strong the hearts of the Egyptians to plunge into the bed of the sea, make the hearts of His own people strong to defy the Philistines? - "The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus", G. A. Chadwick.

2) Her hand slid into Marjorie's, and thus began a friendship between the two freshmen that was to defy time and change. - "Marjorie Dean High School Freshman", Pauline Lester.

3) Defy it once again to get rid of him. - "The Locusts' Years", Mary Helen Fee.

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