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defiance (1 the usual S. sense; 2 only S.)
1. challenge to fight R2 III. iii. 130, Cæs. V. i. 64.
2. declaration of aversion, rejection Meas. III. i. 141 “Take my defiance; Die, perish!.”
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    • William Shakespeare, Richard II, 3.3
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