Example sentences for: defiant

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

  • 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.

  • A defiant Minuteman peers along the main street in the direction from which the Redcoats came.

  • "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 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.

  • "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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