Sentence Examples


  • We need to defuse this increasingly acrimonious situation.
  • Improving communication can often make relationships more peaceful and less stressful, and discussing problems can defuse conflicts before they become a chronic source of stress in a relationship.
  • The goal of dealing with customer complaints is to defuse the situation and to take the steps necessary to appease and keep the customer, if at all possible.
  • Impartial mediators help to defuse conflicts between squabbling spouses for a more peaceful divorce that's less stressful for the entire family.
  • Simply stepping into a different environment may be enough to defuse the initial rage during a difficult situation.