Example sentences for: defy

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

  • It added, "He must now believe he can defy the UN with impunity.

  • In a deliberate attempt to defy the locale, where, as Rothko said, "the richest bastards in New York will come to feed and show off," Rothko darkened his palette.

  • The pleasantly varied News Quiz responses defy easy categorizing.

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

  • Democrats explained the loss by asserting that 1) the NRA distorted the stricter measure, claiming it would lead to confiscation and a national gun registry; and 2) House Republicans are aware of their constituents' support for gun control but are unwilling to defy the NRA on the cusp of an election year.


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