Example sentences for: defends

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

  • Fluellen first compares Henry to Alexander the Pig , is corrected by Gower, defends his malapropism, then goes on to say that the reason Alexander and Henry are alike is they both kill their friends!

  • She defends the retracted CNN story on nerve gas used against American defectors in Vietnam as "solid with the facts," and alleges that she is the victim of a dark CNN public relations conspiracy.

  • Former Attorney General Dick Thornburgh (CNN's Late Edition ) defends Starr's tin ear for politics as precisely what you want in a prosecutor.

  • In a 1997 column, he defends flying the Confederate flag over the South Carolina capitol because the Civil War "did not begin over slavery."

  • In The New Yorker , Gore Vidal defends Seymour Hersh's Kennedy-bashing book: "The fact that [Hersh has] found more muck in this particular Augean stable than most people want to acknowledge is hardly his fault."


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