Example sentences for: defiance

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

  • And with its easy access and defiance of time and space, it is the perfect place for us to visit them.

  • While the Hollywood suits block feelings of guilt with reiterations of their commitment to shareholders, the Writers Guild talk revealed a creative community roiled by emotions ranging from angry defiance to extreme remorse to abject terror.

  • 25 billion to Holocaust survivors and relatives to compensate for the Nazi victims' deposits they held onto after World War II, a story that also gets front space at USAT and the NYT . The move came just weeks after the Swiss government had declared it would pay no more than half that sum, but also, the LAT points out, after several state and local governments, in defiance of the Clinton administration position, said they would begin leveling sanctions against the banks.

  • If, on the other hand, I turn round and do it to you, it probably means that I am turning in heroic defiance, wheeling in righteous indignation, turning on my tormentors.

  • In an unusually outspoken editorial Monday, the Financial Times of London described the French practice of "mixing sewage into animal feed, in defiance of European law," as disgusting--"[t]hat is the only word for it."


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