defi


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defi

(dɛˈfiː)
n
a defiant challenge
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Mean while the winged Haralds by command Of Sovran power, with awful Ceremony And Trumpets sound throughout the Host proclaim A solemn Councel forthwith to be held At PANDAEMONIUM, the high Capital Of Satan and his Peers: thir summons call'd From every and Band squared Regiment By place or choice the worthiest; they anon With hundreds and with thousands trooping came Attended: all access was throng'd, the Gates And Porches wide, but chief the spacious Hall (Though like a cover'd field, where Champions bold Wont ride in arm'd, and at the Soldans chair Defi'd the best of Panim chivalry To mortal combat or carreer with Lance) Thick swarm'd, both on the ground and in the air, Brusht with the hiss of russling wings.
Trained by Philip Hobbs for owner JP McManus, Defi Du Seuil was the 5-1 market leader for the Greatwood Hurdle and had been reported on course for Cheltenham by Frank Berry, racing manager to McManus, on Monday.
"Ce defi flagrant aux Palestiniens, aux Arabes et a l'Administration americaine exige une replique arabe et internationale, en particulier americaine", a declare a l'AFP Nabil Abou Roudeina, porte-parole du president de l'Autorite palestinienne Mahmoud Abbas.
Having cancelled their previous two tours, it was defi nitely third time lucky for the devotees who were soon raising their fi sts in appreciation as Meshuggah launched into Bleed from their critically-acclaimed current release, Obzen.
The full field for the BHP-sponsored Irish Champion Hurdle is: Faugheen, Identity Thief, Jezki, Melon, Mick Jazz, Supasundae, Bapaume and Defi Du Seuil.
If you live in a still-viable financial system and under a trusted government, DeFi may have little appeal to you.