DECRY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DECRY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
decry
 v.  express strong disapproval of; disparage
Classic Sentence:
1  Again, we may decry the color-prejudice of the South, yet it remains a heavy fact.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VI
2  I could not bear to hear my old nurse so decried, and made the subject of such a wish.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. THE SEQUEL OF MY RESOLUTION
Example Sentence:
1  The founder of the Children's Defense Fund, Marian Wright Edelman, would strongly decry the lack of financial and moral support for children in America today.
2  Today, 100 bloggers are conducting a virtual protest to decry the large numbers of out-of-wedlock births in the black community.
3  The NBC sportscasters acclaim every American victory in the Olympics and decried every American defeat.