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:

  • Chatterbox is especially perplexed by Benetton's reluctance to investigate--even inquire about--the guilt or innocence of these death-row inmates.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • This elegant advertorial product intersperses color photographs of death-row inmates with somber quotations about the evils of capital punishment from Pope John Paul II, the Dalai Lama, Martin Luther King Jr., and other giants of the fashion industry.


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