Example sentences for: decries

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

  • It rejects Albania's claims for independence but decries the crackdown.

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

  • The New York Daily News calls the revelations "remarkable ," but the New York Post says it's psychological bunk . ( Slate decries the excessive coverage in "," "," "," "," and ".")

  • 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 .)

  • 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."

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