Example sentences for: defensive

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

  • Note 9: "Thus interpreted, the Nazi extermination both justifies the necessity of Israel and accounts for all hostility directed at it: The Jewish state is the only safeguard against the next outbreak of homicidal anti-Semitism and, conversely, homicidal anti-Semitism is behind every attack on, or even defensive maneuver against, the Jewish state.

  • You’ll leave through the Beulé Gate, a remaining part of the Roman defensive system.

  • During Byzantine times it was used as a dye works, and the Ottomans used it for defensive purposes.

  • "NATO is a defensive alliance," Nickles observed Monday on the Senate floor.

  • Success is easier to obtain if people are not made defensive;


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