Example sentences for: defiant

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

  • The band creates waves of music that crash onto the shore and Dylan is almost giddy as he rides them in" (David Hinckley, New York Daily News ). This pivotal concert bridges the gap between Dylan's beloved acoustic phase and his controversial electric phase, and the interplay between a defiant Dylan and the disapproving crowd is said to fuel the performance.

  • Indeed, notes the NYT , Indonesia has been so defiant of international opinion that it has allowed/perpetrated the violence in East Timor even while being dependent on billions of dollars in outside aid to recover from its economic collapse.

  • "In a land where movement is virtue, where the echo of heels clicking rapidly on pavement is inordinately blest, it is a grand, defiant, and edifying gesture to lie down for six months."

  • The tobacco stance became official with a speech against the tough and expensive Senate bill by the RJR CEO, Steven Goldstone, described by the papers as "aggressive" and "defiant."

  • Clinton's misadventure put lesser issues in perspective: The pope's visit to Cuba, the defiant Saddam Hussein, the Korea bailout.

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