Example sentences for: defiant

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

  • Indeed, USAT describes the speech as contrite words in a defiant tone.

  • The artist, looking either terrified or defiant, is peeling back a bandage to reveal the scars left by bullets from would-be assassin Valerie Solanas' gun.

  • When Tracy comes upon Paul at a table, gathering signatures for his nominating petition, she responds with cold fury, but she also scrawls her name on his sheet--a complex, defiant, irreducible gesture.

  • Starr responded to the Jones result by holding his first extensive meeting with the press since January (which the NYT characterizes as "defiant, sometimes rambling"), in the driveway of his home.

  • "If Jesse Ventura can participate in [the wrestling event] Summerslam," said one defiant follower, "then I can put up a Web site."

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