His shoulders moved with a graceful swing that defied the quick step.
Flying downhill produced an exhilaration that defied explanation.
Albany successfully defied his usurped authority until his recognition was necessary to a united front against the French and their Indian allies, who, in February 1690, had surprised and burned Schenectady.
When the Mogul Empire absorbed the Bijapur kingdom he defied the emperor.
The khakan, who had defied the summons sent him by the invaders, now aided the Byzantine patrician -in the defence of Armenia.