Example sentences for: decry

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

  • Clift points out that when the Lewinsky story first broke, the same McLaughlin panelists who now decry Hillary's attempts at psychoanalysis were enthusiastically probing the roots of the president's "sex addiction."

  • In From One Language to Another (1986) Jan de Waard and Eugene A. Nida decry the “clinging to old-fashioned language even though the meaning has radically changed” and as a deplorable example points to the retaining of “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want” even though want no longer means to `lack' but rather `desire' and continues with, “Thus many persons understand this traditional rendering to mean, `The Lord is my shepherd whom I shall not want.

  • Sure, it's easy to decry the commercialization of the holiday, like putting trousers on all the figures in the nativity scene, adding a big electric sign that flashes: "Jesus Wore Khakis," and pocketing some pretty sweet change from the Gap.

  • 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.

  • Fellow Group ies Mort Zuckerman and Jay Carney decry U.S. neglect of India as justification for the tests.


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