Example sentences for: defenses

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

  • From this brilliant overture, it's obvious that the writer-director, David O. Russell, wants to break down your defenses against cinema's violent imagery: He's juxtaposing farce and atrocity in ways that few American directors have dared.

  • On background, the Clinton administration admits that its aim is to destroy Saddam's air defenses, demoralize his generals, and provoke a coup.

  • These methods have been articulated in many ways, but almost all seem to have at least four elements in common: (1) think about how surprise attacks might be launched; (2) identify telltale indicators connected to the most dangerous possibilities; (3) where feasible, collect intelligence on these indicators; and (4) adopt defenses to deflect the most dangerous possibilities or at least trigger an earlier warning.

  • Defenses were built and the town of St. George’s was established at the east end of Bermuda, near the spot where the Sea Venture castaways had first landed.

  • Long, cool tunnels in the depths of the defenses were originally dug as a protected route for ammunition replenishment.


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