Example sentences for: defends

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

  • Deacon Don Thomas of the Lily of the Valley Church of God in Christ in Fairbanks, Alaska, defends what he does to reach the community: "Yeah, we want to compel people to come to Christ, but at the same time we don't want to intrude on people.

  • The Washington Post 's Jonathan Yardley defends his attack on Kathryn Harrison's incest memoir against novelist Tobias Wolff's claims that he was motivated by his animus toward memoir as a genre: "The truth, as opposed to Wolff's self-serving fantasy, is that my objections to 'The Kiss' have absolutely nothing to do with its being a memoir per se, or even with its being one of those 'personal writings that have recently found favor with readers.

  • New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani defends his attempt to withdraw taxpayer money from the "Sensation" art exhibit in Brooklyn.

  • Brit Hume ( Fox News Sunday ) defends Starr as a mousy professor who "plays by the book."

  • The Air Force defends the cost by saying that one B-2, with its heavy payload, can do the work of several conventional bombers--risking fewer pilots in a safer plane.


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