His shoulders moved with a graceful swing that defied the quick step.
Flying downhill produced an exhilaration that defied explanation.
When the Mogul Empire absorbed the Bijapur kingdom he defied the emperor.
Not in words, but how do you think it made me feel when you defied me in front of everyone?
They fought long and bitterly, nor was this to be marvelled at, for Henry had a custom of executing as traitors all who withstood him, and those who had once defied him did well to fight to the last gasp, in order to avoid the block or the halter.