Example sentences for: stave

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

  • There's some real danger that cosmetic reforms at the state level--more programs, no results--will be enough to stave off penalties under the new law.

  • But the evidence that mental exercise per se can increase cognitive reserve and stave off dementia is weaker.

  • From my point of view, so long as there is no functioning social movement on the left, mainstream politics will continue to be a vast wasteland and my main criterion in voting will be how best to stave off the ultra-right lunatics.

  • The authors of the paper lean on these findings to suggest that marijuana acts on the brain as other drugs of abuse do, and that users who stop smoking marijuana might indulge in heroin, cocaine, or alcohol to stave off the unpleasantness of increased CRF in the amygdala.

  • Jordan's King Hussein has gone home to die . He left the Mayo Clinic after his body rejected a bone marrow transplant (to stave off cancer) and his organs began to fail.


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