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After being married and widowed at 13, Koly courageously defies India's rigid gender roles.
In the late 800s, Flaed defies the traditional role for women and emerges as the greatest heroine in Old English military history.
For a Catholic bishop to be similarly taken in, however, almost defies belief.
We have San Jose defying the controlled-substance laws (``Santa Cruz defies DEA on medical marijuana,'' Sept.
It defies logic that the district is being asked to administer tests to students who can't even comprehend the language,'' Friedman said.