Example sentences for: defenses

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

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

  • No defenses are perfect.

  • Smiley's question on the primaries provoked both candidates into utterly unconvincing defenses of Iowa and New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation status.

  • China could never trump the warhead blizzard Washington would send in retaliation against any atomic attack, though the country would be loath to cede to U.S. missile defenses the deterrence afforded by its handfuls of warheads.

  • 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.


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