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").

  • 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.

  • So which society is more cynical and decadent and which more idealistic and pure?

  • (John McCain is a hard case, being conventionally brave and forthright but also kind of a cutup; his crack about propping up a dead Alan Greenspan à la Weekend at Bernie's was very fin de siècle .) However, to give an appropriate nod to the underdogs, the TR model also speaks well for the chances of Gary Bauer, Orrin Hatch, and Alan Keyes (none of whom has an ironic or decadent bone in his body, as far as Chatterbox can see).

  • Here, the energy is turned up more than a few notches, and, if you do enjoy languid days in the sun, likely it’s only to rest up for playful nights at decadent discos or other nocturnal alternatives.


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