Example sentences for: defended

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

  • Makashov defended his use of the phrase by citing the writings of Pushkin, Dostoevsky and Gogol.

  • Its decision, which Tribe defended before the court earlier this month, is almost certain to be reversed, probably on textualist grounds.

  • (The quote is from David Whitman's The Optimism Gap .) Earlier this month, Bennett spoke in a similar vein when he defended an offhand swipe at Robert Bork's sourpuss tome Slouching Towards Gomorrah that George W. Bush made in a recent speech on education.

  • Meanwhile says the Times and the other majors, at the Thompson hearings, former senior WH aide Harold Ickes also staunchly defended Clinton campaign finance practices.

  • Book Review Editor Charles McGrath defended delivering the spike to Cronin's piece: "I didn't like the tone of the review--I thought it was too snarky.

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