Sentence Examples


  • She lifted her chin, defying him to lash out at her again.
  • She tore her gaze away and twisted her head, yielding yet defying him as well.
  • A tear rolled down her cheek and made a death defying leap to her coat.
  • At the approach of spring the red squirrels got under my house, two at a time, directly under my feet as I sat reading or writing, and kept up the queerest chuckling and chirruping and vocal pirouetting and gurgling sounds that ever were heard; and when I stamped they only chirruped the louder, as if past all fear and respect in their mad pranks, defying humanity to stop them.
  • The spoken word is kept to an absolute minimum, defying the usual cacophony that one is used to within the Hollywood mainstream.

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