Example sentences for: decries

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

  • One article decries "vigilante justice," and says that the United States erred by declaring itself in effect "free to make its own rules" against an amorphous terrorist network.

  • 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!

  • 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."

  • To simplify Lemann's supple narrative a bit: He decries the existence of the educated elite, but when push comes to shove he seems more a creature of that elite than an opponent or a detached cultural observer.

  • The "overspending" that the city engaged in during the Depression, which Siegel decries, may be contributing to the current rebirth of the city's economy, which centers on tourism, culture, financial services, and information technology.


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