Example sentences for: decries

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

  • Golf Association decries the American team's premature and boisterous celebration on the 17 th green during the final day of Ryder Cup competition, "the climax of three days of American Hubris."

  • On the impeachment scene, one hand-wringing article decries the triumph of partisanship over any meaningful ideological principle.

  • Through the tragic figure of Hawi, Ajami mourns the tolerant, graceful, cosmopolitan Beirut of his youth and decries the factionalism that led to its ruin.

  • 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."

  • 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 .)


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