Example sentences for: defiant

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

  • The NYT front reports that Benjamin Netanyahu has put up a defiant defense of the Israeli assassination attempt against a Hamas leader, saying, "I take the responsibility on myself."

  • "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."

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

  • That kind of flippancy amounts to a defiant refusal to think seriously about the trade-offs involved in designing a criminal justice system.

  • Yet after the meeting, reports the Post , Jiang gave a defiant speech in which he made no concessions about human rights in his country or Tibet.


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