How often, prythee, have you been in these playhouses which you are so ready to decry?'
Not that we wish to decry England; on the contrary, we would like to return there.
To glorify labor and decry wealth is to multiply absurdities.
To decry is to cry down, in some noisy, public, or conspicuous manner.
I do and will defend them: it is the fashion to decry them now.