Example sentences for: defeating

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

  • The main instrument they used for defeating him was a call for obeisance to a false god, Balancing the Budget.

  • But Einstein wins the triathlon because in addition to acing the science test, he prodded Roosevelt to build the bomb (10 points for defeating totalitarianism), fled Germany and immigrated to the United States (five more points for defeating totalitarianism and five for liberation and justice), and preached pacifism and praised Gandhi (10 more points for liberation and justice).

  • Having defined the conflict this way, Palestinian officials suggested that Israel's best means of defeating terrorism was to cooperate with the Palestinian Authority.

  • Jesse Owens ' daughter recalls her father's pride at defeating the "master race" during the 1936 Olympics.

  • Other states have blocked gambling--as Alabama did by defeating a lottery referendum this week--but this marks the first time in 50 years that a state has outlawed gambling and uprooted a living industry.


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