How to use Defused in a sentence
Aroused would have been the ideal word, but certainly wouldn't have defused him.
The pent-up aggression of these cycles is defused by the setting in motion of the scapegoat mechanism.
Finally he's pushed into revealing the details that he somehow still can recall, which enables the bomb to be successfully defused.
Here, the violence, tho undoubtedly extreme, is somewhat defused by the delirious absurdity of the staging.
Before leaving he safely defused a land mine, which had started ticking, lodged in the rafters of the Palladium theater in London.Advertisement