Example sentences for: defeating

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

  • They moved, stored, and spent their money in ordinary ways, easily defeating the detection mechanisms in place at the time.

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

  • If Jarrah did know that the passengers were making calls, it might not have occurred to him that they were certain to learn what had happened in New York, thereby defeating his attempts at deception.

  • The main instrument they used for defeating him was a call for obeisance to a false god, Balancing the Budget.

  • Forget about defeating Dr. Evil: Austin Powers represents the exuberant conquest of shame.


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