How to use "defy" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "defy" in popular movie and book plots

  • Aquamarine's father calls her back home in a giant storm, but Hailey and Claire swim after her after she tries to defy her father again.  - Aquamarine (film)
  • Raph and Keno defy Splinter's orders and implant Keno into the Foot Clan to find their hideout.  - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze
  • Even as objects begin to hurl themselves at Fischer, he continues to defy the entity, until all becomes still.  - The Legend of Hell House
  • The dark stars that will defy the Heavens.  - RG Veda
  • His reverence for Buddhist teachings and disdain for bloodshed prompt him to defy his family's tradition of practising martial arts.  - Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils
  • Lenny eventually marries Kelly, whose chief intent appears to be to rile and defy her father.  - The Heartbreak Kid (1972 film)
  • Graham, afraid to defy her father, remains at the camp.  - But I'm a Cheerleader
  • Aillas' program gains credibility when he sends a force to destroy the mountain keep of the first baron to openly defy him.  - Lyonesse Trilogy
  • Susan and David defy the group and go check on mr Griffin.  - Killing Mr. Griffin
  • Janice frequently encourages Richie to defy Tony, because she wants to be married to the boss.  - Richie Aprile
  • Hurt, Rachel begins to defy Frank's painstaking security measures.  - The Bodyguard (1992 film)
  • Lucilla helps convince Livius to defy the emperor, since she loved her father as much as Commodus hates him.  - The Fall of the Roman Empire (film)
  • His words have the desired effect, inspiring Angie to defy his mother and elope with Cordy and go to Detroit.  - The Happiest Millionaire
  • Louise, however, refuses to defy her parents and will not marry him.  - Kings Row
  • Receiving no answer, Jesus realises that he cannot defy God's will, and surrenders to God.  - Jesus Christ Superstar
  • Nafai and Issib, his brother, begin to try and defy the Oversoul's capability to override thought.  - The Memory of Earth

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