Example sentences for: defy

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

  • Skeat has said--I defy either the one or the other, I say, to find any material difference between us.

  • It added, "He must now believe he can defy the UN with impunity.

  • Command or suggestion to defy, disobey, disregard, reject the claims of--.

  • When death arrives at a celebrity bedside today, the tabs defy modern squeamishness and take you there to chronicle--and judge--the end.

  • Congress backs Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu in his rejection of Clinton's latest peace plan; 4) reportedly urged Netanyahu in a private meeting to defy Clinton's plan (though the Clinton administration could not confirm the report); and 5) declared Jerusalem Israel's "united and eternal capital," contrary to U.S. policy.


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