Example sentences for: decries

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

  • 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.

  • Let's not forget that Toobin, the man who now decries the baleful influence of book deals, first made his mark betraying Iran-Contra special counsel Lawrence Walsh, for whom he worked as a lawyer, by quitting to publish a book about the case before it was even over!

  • The cover editorial decries President Clinton's "temptations."

  • The stable of think-tank hobby horses being promoted (school choice, abortion, and missile defenses) is as bloated as the government DeMuth decries.


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