Example sentences for: defies

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

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

  • But when it comes to international monetary matters, Canada has often been a very interesting case--the country that defies the trends, that demonstrates by example the hollowness of the conventional wisdom of the moment.

  • However, with a vibrant grassroots culture and the growing confidence of an independent nation, it defies the advertising stereotype of the “deserted island. ”

  • 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.

  • The upshot defies categorization.


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