Example sentences for: decadent

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

  • She relies heavily--very heavily--on adverbs, which serve to pepper her noncommittal reviews with small emphatic bursts and to jack up her celebrations (from a 565-word review of Velvet Goldmine : "dazzlingly surreal," "brilliantly reimagines," "spectacularly reborn," "dramatically presided," "stunningly pretty," "fabulously charismatic," "hilariously decadent," "typically wicked").

  • celebration of the blasphemous, the criminal and the decadent."

  • But once the big band no longer played dance music, it morphed into some strange, decadent forms--Stan Kenton's small municipalities with five trombones, for instance, or intellectual ensembles like Boyd Raeburn's that magnified bebop's hustled rhythms and tricky harmonies.

  • In many ways labor can be characterized as decadent in its victory over the truly horrible conditions of the early 20 th century, and many of us wish to believe that the American worker has been given too much and should be slapped back into line with the realities of the global marketplace.

  • A succession of weak and decadent emperors saw the Roman Empire fall gradually into decline and anarchy.


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