Sentence Examples

  • All I know is that he gets defensive when I mention Uncle Fabrice.
  • Every time the subject of your father came up, you got defensive and I backed off because I was afraid of losing you.
  • De Giers in October 1891, when the Russian statesman was apprised of the entirely defensive nature of Italian engagements under the triple alliance.
  • In many Calyptoblastea there occur also reduced defensive polyps or dactylozoids, which the special name of sarcostyles.
  • At first the Treveri resisted the appeal of Civilis and his Batavi to join the revolt, and built a defensive wall from Trier to Andernach, but soon after the two Treverans, Tutor and Classicus, led their fellow tribesmen, aided by the Lingones (Langres), in the attempt to set up a "Gallic empire."

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