Example sentences for: defensive

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

  • Now the national state becomes defensive against the international onrush of capital, currency, commodity, and even demographic flows.

  • Deir Es-Suryani, as the name suggests, was a community of Syrian monks and its neighbor, Deir Anba Bishoi, is of typical design with a tiny round-domed fourth-century church and inner defensive bastion dating from the ninth century.

  • This defensive maneuver quashed one dangerous story line--"Why are all the Republicans losing?"

  • The pathway by which LPS activates host innate immune defenses has been illuminated by the positional cloning of Lps and establishment of its identity with Tlr4 [ 11], a mammalian representative of an ancient family of receptors [ 16] that serve both developmental and defensive functions.

  • On the other hand, do we detect a defensive note in a story about singer Merle Haggard, which finds it necessary to explain why the Enquirer had chosen this moment to portray Haggard as a bad husband and father?


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