Example sentences for: defies

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

  • Post's reporting suggests that Indian motivations are not crystal clear, with one senior aide to Prime Minister Vajpayee quoted as saying that the tests were scheduled a month ago and were not intended as a rebuff to international criticism, while another stated, "The news of the day is: India defies world opinion."

  • And since the info has proved to be accurate, the first option defies probability.

  • Zhuang, a Tai language spoken in Southern China, defies typographers by employing letters resembling the numbers 2 through 6 to indicate syllabic tone: \symbol\.

  • Second, disagree as one might with the highhanded approach taken by the Oakland Unified School District, the linguistic challenge confronting urban schools defies armchair comprehension.

  • An ethnic and territorial conflict that doesn't have much to do with globalization at all, the war in Kosovo defies Friedman's notion that international relations is now an extension of international economics.

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