Example sentences for: decried

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

  • In the New York Review of Books , for example, the Princeton historian Bernard Lewis, one of the chief modern villains of Orientalism , decried Said's inflammatory tone and questioned his knowledge of history, philology, and Arabic.

  • Conservative critics such as Jed Perl and Hilton Kramer, who predictably have decried the motorcycle exhibit, might reflect upon the fact that the populist approach it represents grew out of the Mapplethorpe-National Endowment for the Arts controversy of the late 1980s--which they started.

  • While Hillary Clinton preached against juvenile access to "bomb-making materiel" and decried "the arsenal of guns, rifles, and bombs that the two young men in Littleton were able to bring into their school," President Clinton earned another ovation by proposing to "require Brady background checks on anyone who wants to buy explosives."

  • The nation more or less collectively decried Hitler's plan to kill off the mentally and physically disabled.

  • Prosecutors from both countries decried the way he manipulated the discrepancies between the two legal systems.

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