Sentence Examples


  • We need to defuse this increasingly acrimonious situation.
  • It tends to bring us back into balance and defuse conflict.
  • Impartial mediators help to defuse conflicts between squabbling spouses for a more peaceful divorce that's less stressful for the entire family.
  • The Counter-Terrorist team may intercept the bomb carrier, defuse the bomb or stall the other team until time runs out to win.
  • 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.