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  1. defiesnoun

    Plural form of defy.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of defies in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of defies in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of defies in a Sentence

  1. Hillary Schneller:

    The Fifth Circuit recognized today what is obvious : Mississippi's abortion ban defies decades of Supreme Court precedent, with this ruling, Mississippi — and other states trying to put abortion out of reach — should finally get the message.

  2. Daniel Beard:

    The branches' activities did not involve creating, developing or managing those rights. Based on the facts of this case, the primary line defies reality and common sense, the activities of these two branches in Ireland simply could not be responsible for generating almost all of Apple's profits outside the Americas.

  3. Chad Wolf:

    Local police federal law enforcement benefit by regular communication-not less, this decision defies logic plays politics with officer safety.

  4. Walter Lippmann:

    The tendency of the casual mind is to pick out or stumble upon a sample which supports or defies its prejudices, and then to make it the representative of a whole class.

  5. Javier Luque:

    Callichimaera perplexa is so unique and strange that it can be considered the platypus of the crab world, usually we think of crabs as big animals with broad carapaces, strong claws, small eyes in long eyestalks, and a small tail tucked under the body. Well, Callichimaera defies all of these' crabby' features and forces a rethink of our definition of what makes a crab a crab.

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