Example sentences for: debacle

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

  • Yes, I'm not so happy about his support of the death penalty, his signing of the Defense of Marriage Act, his Bosnia debacle, his civil-liberties record, his anti-smoking crusade.

  • begged the more important question of whether government scientists are concealing the true nature of the AIDS epidemic--particularly as the Gulf War Syndrome debacle unravels.

  • And, more recently, Christian conservative leaders have blamed Reed for the debacle of the Bob Dole campaign.

  • Mehta's writerly persona, a disarming mixture of the feline and the naive, is perfect for relating the little scandals that worried The New Yorker in the late '70s (plagiarism, frozen turbot), the drama of finding a worthy candidate to succeed the aging Shawn as editor, the purchase of the magazine by the evil Si Newhouse ("We all took fright") and the resultant plague of Gottliebs and Florios visited upon it, and what he sees as the final debacle: Tinaji.

  • In Hit and Run , their highly-regarded expose of the early-'90s Sony studio debacle, Nancy Griffin and Kim Masters report as follows: "At a dinner party at a producer's home, which took place after [Patricia] and Mike had slept in the Lincoln Bedroom, she told thePatricia later said she gathering that Clinton was 'a f


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