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Asked about the Democratic agenda moving through Congress, Wright didn't decry anything in particular, but said the majority didn't have “Texas values” in mind.

Several of the defense lawyers not only claim prosecutors have failed to make those cases, but they strongly decry the secretive one-judge grand jury process that led to the charges, a system unique to Michigan and rarely used in the state.

Again and again, various people in the crowd decry those who are actually trying to do the violent work of breaching the building that the mob is pushing to enter.

Democrats decried the campaign — which was to feature celebrities friendly to the president — as reelection propaganda.

If you talk to anyone familiar with film or TVs, you’ve probably heard them decry the seemingly ubiquitous inclusion of motion smoothing as the default setting on new TVs.

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But their officers and shareholders do get hit up by the very same politicians who decry corporate involvement in politics.

So when Democrats decry money in politics are they really being serious, or are they just posturing?

Detractors will immediately decry “Republican Obstructionism” or “Tea Party instringence.”

The Prime Minister of Israel has been known to angrily decry anti-Israel incitement among Palestinians, and he is right to do so.

A growing chorus of voices has joined together to decry this idea.

Nothing—less than nothing; and yet you venture, upon your paltry experience, to lift up your voices and decry the sex.

That is what they do who decry "godly sorrow" to exalt practical amendment.

Shall we venture to depart from the old ways, and to decry the customs handed down to us from the ages gone by?

Self-interest, which it is the fashion among Christians to decry in words, while adhering to it strictly in action.

Again, we may decry the color prejudice of the South, yet it remains a heavy fact.


On this page you'll find 107 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to decry, such as: belittle, condemn, denounce, minimize, abuse, and asperse.

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