She lifted her chin, defying him to lash out at her again.
She tore her gaze away and twisted her head, yielding yet defying him as well.
A tear rolled down her cheek and made a death defying leap to her coat.
He was, to quote the words of a contemporary, " like an apprentice defying his master."
The development of culture is to a certain extent a question of race, and although forming one species, the varieties of mandiffer in almost imperceptible gradations with a complexity defying classification (see Anthropology).
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