Example sentences for: decry

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

  • Critics decry the show for showcasing the old boys (Cézanne, Picasso, Jasper Johns) to the exclusion of women, minorities, and newer artists.

  • Many people decry the pebble beach, preferring soft sand; however, in the summer Meltemi winds, pebbles of coin size don’t blow around and spoil your day, whereas sand does.

  • David Helfgott World Tour . Journalists decry the exploitation of David Helfgott, the mentally ill former piano prodigy and subject of the biopic Shine , as a "freak show" ( Sydney Morning Herald ). They point out that during the first leg of his tour in Australia, he lost his place in midperformance, screamed while playing, and wandered into the audience.

  • Dole is hardly better than Clinton when it comes to the Bill of Rights, and there are lots of Republicans, like Bob Barr of Georgia, who decry only those incursions that perturb the National Rifle Association.

  • Although the Fed rarely changes rates during campaigns, the move was interpreted as benefiting Clinton by denying Dole and Kemp an excuse to a) decry government constriction of the economy; and b) blame Clinton for incipient inflation.


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