Example sentences for: defy

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

  • When death arrives at a celebrity bedside today, the tabs defy modern squeamishness and take you there to chronicle--and judge--the end.

  • His words defy comprehension.

  • 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.

  • And Bown has unearthed a tremendous number of strong paintings, largely from private collections, that defy all our notions of what Soviet art looked like, even at the height of Stalinism.

  • I would defy him to find any r quality in the British Received Pronunciation of air fare , etc.


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