Example sentences for: defiance

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

  • According to an Australian biologist, certain "rebel" worker bees have found ways of breeding in defiance of the convention that only queen bees are allowed to reproduce.

  • "In defiance of the Justice Department, debut of Windows 2000 Happy Meals."

  • I missed two classic spoonerisms in XVIII, 4: the one that spells the difference between a game cock and a shysters lawyer (a game cock clucks defiance), and the difference between a lady in the bath and a lady in the church (the latter has a hope in her soul).

  • Murder, deception, defiance, laughter, orgy, rapture, and arcadia are all represented; there isn't a number that doesn't exude passion.

  • Another Western journalist in Belgrade, José Comas of Spain's El Pa í s , contributed a special article to the Sunday-Monday edition of Le Monde of Paris describing the mounting anger and defiance of the Serb population toward NATO: Many young people, including sworn opponents of Slobodan Milosevic, were saying they would fight to the death over Kosovo.


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