Example sentences for: defenders

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

  • As Roe took root, however, pro-choicers became defenders of the status quo, and pro-lifers resorted to protest-movement tactics such as civil disobedience.

  • Among the press's defenders was its co-founder Miller Williams, an accomplished poet who read one of his poems at President Clinton's 1997 inauguration (and is the father of country music singer Lucinda Williams).

  • Defenders see a double standard: Critics don't blame white players (Steffi Graf and Mary Pierce) for their fathers' misbehavior, so why should Williams be blamed for her father's?

  • The president champions a touchy-feely "national conversation" on race, defenders of the Confederacy just want to tell their side of the story, school officials worry about offending the community, and Ed Ball, inspired by the confirmation of shared blood, wants to use his book profits to fund interracial dialogue.

  • It lets Clinton's defenders steer the discussion away from the trial.


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