Example sentences for: defend

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

  • One is the small but exquisite Torre de Belém, a romantic medieval fortress (particularly when floodlit by night) erected in 1515 to defend the entry to Lisbon and one of the finest examples of Manueline architecture (see page 25).

  • You will use force to defend some policy or principle.

  • After a barrage of vicious pans, two critics defend The Kiss, Kathryn Harrison's incest memoir.

  • The palace, much altered over the generations, was generally used as a residence only at times of dynastic importance or danger, when Holyrood, down in the lowland, was difficult to defend.

  • Dan Burton, R-Ind., visits Fox News Sunday for "one reason"--to defend Starr's "integrity."


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