Example sentences for: disarming

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

  • In the right hands, it can be disarming (“The speculation has no foundation”), profound (“Death leaves a gap in the social structure”), echolatic (“Exit access is that part of a means of egress that leads to an entrance to an exit”), hortatory (“If we do nothing to change this country, we shall remain frozen in the status quo”).

  • The prevailing view is that force may not achieve success in disarming Iraq, but diplomacy had definitely achieved failure.

  • After years of disarming girl-next-door normalcy, however, Bartoli may have begun indulging in the clichés of diva naughtiness, such as a habit of canceling appearances, including a much-publicized Battle-like spat with the Metropolitan Opera's general manager, Joseph Volpe.

  • Mehta's writerly persona, a disarming mixture of the feline and the naive, is perfect for relating the little scandals that worried The New Yorker in the late '70s (plagiarism, frozen turbot), the drama of finding a worthy candidate to succeed the aging Shawn as editor, the purchase of the magazine by the evil Si Newhouse ("We all took fright") and the resultant plague of Gottliebs and Florios visited upon it, and what he sees as the final debacle: Tinaji.

  • , the troops will spend the next three to five years disarming ethnic Albanian guerillas, replacing Serbian policemen with ethnic Albanians, and generally restoring order to the Godforsaken Yugoslavian province.


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