Example sentences for: defies

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

  • Also, a shaggy-dog plot that defies the laws of time and space.

  • The New York Times ' Janet Maslin defies the critical consensus and extols the new Sly: "Watching Mr. Stallone quietly hold his ground with Robert De Niro, ...

  • Zhuang, a Tai language spoken in Southern China, defies typographers by employing letters resembling the numbers 2 through 6 to indicate syllabic tone: \symbol\.

  • Over the decades, the agencies and the rules surrounding the intelligence community have accumulated to a depth that practically defies public comprehension.

  • Second, disagree as one might with the highhanded approach taken by the Oakland Unified School District, the linguistic challenge confronting urban schools defies armchair comprehension.

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