defense

[ dih-fens or especially for 7, 9, dee-fens ]SEE DEFINITION OF defense

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEFENSE

If Robert possessed his acknowledgment he would have no defense to make.

Peace can be contributed to by respect for our ability in defense.

We must acquire proficiency in defense and display stamina in purpose.

There was no especial change in the girl's voice as she answered his defense.

The Inspector seized on the one flaw left him for defense against her indictment.

He realized that his conduct was too flagrant to admit of defense, so he attempted none.

What could be said in the accused man's defense, or in her own?

Every time Peter came into the equation her heart arose in his defense.

The attack of the castle and the defense of it were equally fierce, bloody, and desperate.

Dick was convinced that the defense of Vicksburg was drawing to a like close.

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