Crossword Clue and Answers

Let's see if we can help you solve the crossword puzzle "Defy", we have 13 possible answers for this crossword clue, so hopefully we can assist you.

This clue in was most recently seen in the wild in Irish Independent - Simple.

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  • Irish Independent - Simple - Saturday, 5 Jun 2021
  • The Guardian Quick - Wednesday, 6 Nov 2019

Crossword Answers

4 letters

A challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy; "he could never refuse a dare"

The act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"

A framework for holding wood that is being sawed

5 letters

Laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker"

Tuft of strong filaments by which e.g. a mussel makes itself fast to a fixed surface

Someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action

6 letters

Food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)

Stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

Rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat

7 letters

Refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient; "He disobeyed his supervisor and was fired"

8 letters

Regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius"

9 letters

A demand by a sentry for a password or identification

Stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something