Example sentences for: defends

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

  • 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.

  • A story defends Joyce Maynard, whose forthcoming memoir describes her affair with J.D.

  • The story defends this method with the remark that the notion that welfare reform is not "epochal ...

  • On the Post editorial page, historian Philip Zelikow defends George W. Bush's refusal to denounce Pat Buchanan, as other GOP candidates have done.

  • Paul Cameron, originator of the statistic (publicized by virtue expert William Bennett) that gay males have an average life expectancy of 43 years, defends and explains his calculation in response to a Slate article by Walter Olson debunking it.


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