Example sentences for: defy

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

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

  • Now I defy Prof.

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

  • How did we have the hubris to defy the mainstream of current child-care wisdom?

  • Not until a 20th-century Western architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, arrived in Tokyo to build the earthquake-resistant Imperial Hotel was it considered possible  — let alone desirable — to attempt to defy the ravages of nature.

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