Example sentences for: dissents

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

  • Family values are fine, in their place, but this is the wrong place" (Terrence Rafferty, The New Yorker ). The New York Times ' Janet Maslin, however, dissents: "[T]here are some slow patches and formulaic touches, but that's a fair trade for the fun of watching Mr. Williams and Mr. Crystal make an irresistible comic team."

  • And its Creole-inflected language is described as "prose saturated in a kind of bemused gorgeousness" (Richard Bernstein, the New York Times ). The New Yorker 's John Updike dissents, calling Chamoiseau too self-conscious, "a Céline who has read Lévi-Strauss and Derrida.

  • without surprises" (Kehr, the Daily News ) and recommend that moviegoers "cancel reservations on this Flight and buy a ticket for a film that goes someplace more unexpected and entertaining" (Dennis Moore, USA Today ). Thomas of the Los Angeles Times dissents, praising the film's "steady grace" and "blithe spirit."

  • Mister Justice Chatterbox humbly dissents from the Supreme Court majority's view that the First Amendment has any "application in the subsidy context."

  • Robert Hilburn of the Los Angeles Times dissents, calling Mule Variations "personal and accessible"; as does Billboard , "Waits digs deep and wide into his song psyche and pulls up material rooted in blues, gospel, and cabaret music but delivered with the utmost originality."


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