Example sentences for: decries

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  • Claiming that "we are products not just of evolution, but also of what we imagine ourselves to be," Culturebox decries the classroom teaching of the evolutionary roots of rape (even as a prelude to explaining the hows and whys of resisting those roots) on the grounds that "[t]he first message to be drilled into boys' heads [would be]: We believe you're genetically programmed to rape."

  • Buchanan, whose campaign Web site sports an "America First" logo, echoes Lindbergh when he decries "the growing domination of U.S. foreign policy by ethnic groups and media elites able to focus public attention and incite public hysteria."

  • An editorial decries the troubling turnout in European Parliament elections.

  • Others are kinder but note that while Lemann decries the unfairness of the present system (in which students' scores correlate directly to the wealth and education of parents), "he doesn't altogether define what should take its place" (Richard Lacayo, Time ). (Click here to read Lemann's articles in the Atlantic Monthly .)

  • The other, more alarmist, cover piece decries the underrepresentation of young, U.S.-born scientists in American graduate school labs.

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