defending

[ dih-fend ]SEE DEFINITION OF defending

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEFENDING

We shall do our share in defending peace and freedom in the world.

Macarius was attacked when in a cemetery, and passed a whole night in defending himself.

Donald defended himself; and if, in defending himself, he had taken a life, what then?

And all that time Leonora was defending her rival, and pleading her cause!

One can show his sense of the magnitude of his crime even by the manner of defending it.

He made of them warriors, entrusting them with the care of defending society.

He had been so interested in the preparations for defending the place that he had not slept a wink.

He would not; he would die in defending them, and do what he could to save all.

The burden of defending his country falls equally on every citizen.

I was defending him, and Mr. Wilcox became jealous about me, however slightly.

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