defying

present participle of defy
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as in daring
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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“Defying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/defying. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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