Example sentences for: defiantly

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

  • Dr. Johnson's definition, curiously, marks one of those rare occasions when the drudge rebels against his drudgery and defiantly indulges in a moment's humor or whimsy.

  • When Walters suggests that White House aides were right to keep Lewinsky away from Clinton, Lewinsky defiantly retorts, "I don't think so.

  • While Zimbabwe's Minister of Information Chen Chimutengwende justified the land-seizure plan by saying that "the government was only protecting white farmers from black peasants who, otherwise, would rise up and kill [them]," Mugabe had defiantly stated that he intended to go ahead with the seizures, the Star reported.

  • And sometimes ironically or defiantly people will call themselves by names intended to be pejorative or downright insulting, as when African Americans call each other nigger or Jews of Odessa call one of their folk heroes Poltorazhida `Yid-and-a-half.

  • As another of Pierce's partners, Ving Rhames talks into the radio like a toasty-voiced DJ ("Big Daddy Marcus is alive") and strides through his scenes with an unlit cigar in his mouth, defiantly proclaiming his potency.


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