Example sentences for: squalor

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

  • The nearly unrelieved squalor of this career goes side by side with a self-consciously decadent and degenerate lifestyle.

  • On the negative side, critics say it "rolls in sleaze and squalor like a mangy dog on steaming roadkill" (Rod Dreher, the New York Post ). On the positive side, Janet Maslin praises Clark for the way he manages to create "bad times with a wicked way of looking good" (the New York Times ). (This fan site is packed with video stills from the film; find out more about director Larry Clark at alt.culture.)

  • But at least it will be a different kind of squalor."

  • Many of these babies grow up in squalor and themselves become dependent denizens of the welfare culture.

  • There is squalor aplenty.

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