In the shorter term, the bottom line is that the pill, like all modern medicine, allows our bodies to defy nature.
Egyptian people and armed forces to defy their government and turn against it.
The House could defy my expectations and approve a resolution (the Senate almost surely will).
Defiance; notice of act of defiance •Use has not been continuous since the first attestation in 1580: on a signboard, a defi to the On Leongs
[late 1880s+; apparently fr French de´fi]