Example sentences for: defies

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

  • 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.

  • A fifth that defies comprehension is now the herbrew pony, borrowed from ponytail migrated from the back of the head to the forehead and came to mean bangs or fringe.

  • The LAT runs "Clinton Defies GOP, Names Lee Rights Chief."

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

  • 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."


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