The worst harm that Eliot Spitzer has done to me is that I am defying my faith.
A GOP romp is still in the offing, but a number of individual races are defying expectations.
In that sense, Mitt Romney is defying what seems to be a strong American current.
I thought of defying him, but then decided that maybe he had reason for his concern, so complied.
He spent his boyhood “learning where the edge is,” as he writes, defying his father and relying on himself.
A plaguy mean trick this of women's—defying just when they are safe!
We would never have dreamed of defying the registrar, would we, Emma?
You cannot really think me capable of defying three justices of the peace!
And he shook his puny fist at the blue vault of heaven—Ajax defying Jupiter.
defying enemies, protecting friends, The welfare of the nations Germany defends.