defies

present tense third-person singular of defy
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as in dares
to invite (someone) to take part in a contest or to perform a feat after missing the target, she defied her boyfriend to do better

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“Defies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/defies. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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