Example sentences for: paeans

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

  • Despite paeans to sisterhood and philanthropy, girls join sororities to binge-drink, hook up, and pursue their Mrs. degree.

  • This is Whig History for the PC era, full of paeans to same-sex love, sweeping generalizations about emotional needs, attacks on present-day lack of civility, and you-go-girl!

  • The current round of barbed paeans to the White House PR machine echoes press grousing during the Reagan years, when reporters sought to explain why the public supported a president they believed was ineffective and incompetent.

  • And TNR owner Martin Peretz, who is famous for his paeans to Al Gore, tops himself, calling the veep "a man rooted in the oldest idea of our civilization."

  • As a result, columnists often tend to turn to filler--mock outrage over the scandal of the day; rants on solidly uncontroversial topics (the New York Post 's Maggie Gallagher, I noticed, devoted an entire column yesterday to advancing the rather daring notion that adults should not have sex with children); and, in certain cases, paeans to the comforts of their family.


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