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.

  • In an editorial Thursday, the Times of London decried the chaos afflicting international diplomacy over Kosovo, "with meetings scheduled and cancelled within hours, statements issued and promptly retracted, statesmen announcing their arrival in capitals unprepared to greet them, and leaders trying to keep telephone track of the Balkan imbroglio while locked into campaigns and duties thousands of miles away."

  • It seems the mayor didn't like it when the leader of a dissident group of transit workers decried "an orgy of profit-making" by New York business over Christmas.

  • In his July 28 press conference, Weld decried the "Washington rules" that allow a single senator to thwart the people's will by refusing to schedule a hearing.

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


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