fly in the face of

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To act in a manner highly contrary to; to counteract or contradict

The new design is very edgy and certainly flies in the face of tradition.

(deyim) Ignore; go against; show disrespect or disregard for

Floyd's friends tried to help him, but he flew in the teeth of their advice and soon became a drunkard.

go against; "This action flies in the face of the agreement
defy, clearly disobey
go against; "This action flies in the face of the agreement"
fly in the face of
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