Example sentences for: de-escalate

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

  • The Hindu of Madras, on the other hand, recommended that both nations call a cease-fire in the spin war: "The danger at the present time is that neither Government--one facing crucial elections and ready to reap the rewards of chest-thumping triumphalism and the other confronting a resurgent fundamentalist militancy--seems in a hurry to help de-escalate."

  • But the paper depicts both President Clinton and Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin as trying to de-escalate.

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