Example sentences for: death-row

How can you use “death-row” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But apparently, Benetton hopes that some of the death-row inmates' existential glamour ("They broke the rules.

  • Will notes that in Bush's Talk magazine interview (separate from Hillary's), Bush uses the f-word frequently and seems to poke fun at a former death-row prisoner to whom he refused clemency.

  • In fact, I even feel like a wimp for having to try to curry sympathy for death-row prisoners by pointing out the procedural irregularities in their cases; I oppose executing them even when they are monsters in human form, because, while I can easily understand why someone would want to kill the murderer of their near and dear, I can't at all understand why someone would want to give the state the power to kill them--even if it's not being abused in that exact case, it's going to be, and probably sooner rather than later, as the much-publicized racial statistics of the death penalty's application demonstrate.

  • At first, Chatterbox thought perhaps Benetton didn't probe individual cases because it didn't want to demonstrate that most death-row inmates are indeed guilty.

  • … A week before his execution, a death-row inmate remembers his miserable life: "Been unhappy from the time I was born."


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