Example sentences for: defies

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

  • .) there is an element of science and element of art in a good EEG interpretation; it is the latter that defies standardization.

  • This is stuff that defies analysis.

  • But when it comes to international monetary matters, Canada has often been a very interesting case--the country that defies the trends, that demonstrates by example the hollowness of the conventional wisdom of the moment.

  • 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 trouble was that while "heroic rebel defies orthodoxy" is a story so good that nobody even tries to check it out, "guy makes minor contribution to well-established field, proclaims himself its founder" is so boring as to be unpublishable.

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