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Use "warding" in a sentence
"Airport security already misses a massive amount of ‘contraband’ simply due to incompetence, inconsistency and human error – it is completely useless against future deliberate malice, since it concentrates entirely in warding off threats that have failed in the past."
"Bear spray apparently is effective in warding off the bruins if it sprays when you need it."
"Could it have been inspired by the grim times that the country, and above all Jerusalem, were going through, which he had weathered unharmed; so that his financial success, as other businesses foundered, called for vigilance in warding off the public criticism that now, ironically, was about to be aired in newsprint of which he himself was the supplier?"