Example sentences for: defeating

How can you use “defeating” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Those achievements, it seems to me, will have progressively worn down humanity's evidently desperate determination to close its eyes to the prospect of defeating its foremost remaining scourge anytime soon.

  • "He bulldoggedly opposed the women's rights movement, other civil-rights crusades and decolonization," objects Time . Roosevelt has better crossover appeal, since, in addition to defeating Hitler, he expanded economic opportunity through the New Deal (and gets credit for his wife's contributions to "feminism and social justice").

  • Jesse Owens ' daughter recalls her father's pride at defeating the "master race" during the 1936 Olympics.

  • He crippled Gore's chances of defeating Bush--who as a Republican is destined to lead America into its next recession or depression, as the GOP always does--and he squandered two years of economic expansion during which really great programs might have been enacted while we had the cash lying around.

  • We may lose the best hope we have of defeating the terrible diseases that now plague us.


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