Examples of pepper spray in a Sentence
The police used pepper spray to bring the suspect under control.
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Djanyan and other members were beaten and pepper sprayed.
His glasses helped protect his eyes from pepper spray.
KOMO News reported that protesters on different sides brawled -- prompting police to use pepper spray and make a few arrests.
If those riots in Philadelphia after the Super Bowl would have been Black Lives Matter protests, everyone would have been pepper sprayed, in jail or on an FBI watch list.
Yes, the beer does include oleoresin capsicum, the food-grade chili oil and primary ingredient in Mace pepper spray.
As in, the stinging pepper spray packed by riot police and women walking home alone at night.
One pepper sprayed her in the face while the other grabbed her purse, police said.
British Airways, for its part, claimed that Hawaii had been rude and police were called to handle the situation, using pepper spray to subdue him.
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PEPPER SPRAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pepper spray for English Language Learners
: a substance made from a chemical found in peppers that causes temporary blindness and pain to the nose, throat, and skin when it is sprayed on someone
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