Example sentences for: defy

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

  • While the CIA Bubba may prefer a cold Bud and softball over a weekend of Bondian play in St. Moritz, I defy Luttwak to demonstrate how the U.S. government can reliably use such experiences as winter holidays on Europe's slopes as screens for future success in gathering information on dangers such as nuclear- or chemical-proliferation threats in the Middle East or East Asia.

  • However, classifications may contain a subset of cases that defy facile classification.

  • Command or suggestion to defy, disobey, disregard, reject the claims of--.

  • Left for dead by the commentariat last week, President Clinton is Issues 1, 2, and 3 as he rises from the dead to defy last week's near-unanimous predictions that he would soon resign.

  • I've always thought that people flock to sports because the people who play them simultaneously defy and define the limits of what human beings can achieve.


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