Example sentences for: defends

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

  • Magic is signified by levitating people à la Mary Poppins , playing wind-chimes on the soundtrack or flooding a scene with dry ice" (Desson Howe, the Washington Post ). Roger Ebert (who manages to work the odd sexual euphemism "the old rumpy-pumpy" into his review for the second time in three months) defends the movie as fun fluff: "The movie is as light as a soufflé, as fleeting as a breath of pumpkin pie on the breeze from a widow's window" (the Chicago Sun-Times ). (This fan site has loads of pictures of the lovely Miss Gellar.)

  • The cover story defends pork-barrel spending.

  • But when labor defends Medicare, isn't it still being a special interest?

  • As CALB plays an important role in regulating intraneuronal cellular calcium, which protects against neurodegenerative disease and defends against apoptosis [ 48 49 50 51 52 ] , a decrease in frontal cortex CALB may result in cognitive impairment due to cell death or abnormal calcium homeostasis [ 48 49 50 51 52 ] . Furthermore, frontal cortical COX-2 was shown to significantly increase in males fed the Phyto-600 diet.

  • But Daniel Geschwind, a neurogeneticist at UCLA, defends this approach, saying that a well-planned fishing expedition that uses the right technology and looks in the appropriate places can result in a “freezer full of fish.”


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