Example sentences for: defensible

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

  • And leaking to--or, as Starr put it, "briefing"--reporters about the case on condition of anonymity was sneaky and unfair, but Starr decided it was OK because it was legally defensible.

  • For this reason, Gore's "litmus test" position is not merely defensible; it's the only sensible one to take if you seriously intend to get rid of "don't ask, don't tell."

  • Funding for science research at 28 national laboratories may be more defensible, but even a DOE task force recommended an end to government ownership of the labs.

  • This guidance is designed to help you make an appropriate, defensible assessment in the most efficient manner.

  • Her decision on the independent-counsel issue may be good or bad--but it is legally defensible, and the evidence that Reno has been swayed by political factors doesn't amount to a prima facie case.


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