fly in the face of definition

  • verb:
    • to do something in a way extremely unlike; to counteract or contradict.
    • not in favor of
    • to do something in a way extremely despite; to counteract or oppose.
    • opposed to
    • To act in a fashion very unlike; to counteract or oppose.
    • to do something in a manner highly contrary to; to counteract or oppose.
    • not in favor of
    • go against
    • To act in a fashion extremely as opposed to; to counteract or oppose.
    • go against
    • to do something in a fashion very contrary to; to counteract or oppose.
    • not in favor of
    • to behave in a fashion very contrary to; to counteract or oppose.
    • go against
    • To act in a fashion extremely despite; to counteract or oppose.
    • To act in a way highly as opposed to; to counteract or contradict.
    • To act in a way highly despite; to counteract or contradict.
    • to do something in a way extremely contrary to; to counteract or contradict.
    • opposed to
    • To act in a way extremely as opposed to; to counteract or contradict.
    • go against
    • not in favor of
    • opposed to
    • not in favor of

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  • Hypernym for "fly in the face of"
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