Example sentences for: decrying

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

  • Recently, the head of the California Bar Association delivered an address at the annual meeting decrying jokes about lawyers, suggesting that a man who had raided a law office and killed some people in it had been inspired or spurred on by the derisive attitude toward lawyers that “lawyer jokes” fostered.

  • Also, Rupert Murdoch writes an essay decrying the triumph of "neosocialism."

  • The foundation sprinkles contributions on everything: homeless shelters as well as hospitals, the Kennedy Center, and powerful think tanks like the Heritage Foundation (which, to its credit, has issued reports decrying Fannie Mae's privileged status).

  • When all the candidates were asked about the "digital divide"--the notion that poor people and minorities are suffering from their lack of access to computers--McCain gave an answer that could have been Al Gore's, lauding efforts to connect schools and libraries to the Internet and decrying "the growing gap between the haves and have-nots in America."

  • It didn't reference Al Gore's "livability agenda" for the 2000 election or quote any politicians decrying the pernicious social effect of traffic.


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