Example sentences for: defies

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

  • By underscoring his image as a fearless strongman, Putin defies this critique.

  • However, with a vibrant grassroots culture and the growing confidence of an independent nation, it defies the advertising stereotype of the “deserted island. ”

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

  • The upshot defies categorization.

  • Also, a shaggy-dog plot that defies the laws of time and space.

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