verb (used with object), de·cried, de·cry·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM decryde·cri·er, nounun·de·cried, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH decrydecry , descry
Example sentences from the Web for decry
Critics have decried the app as casino-like and exploitive, arguing that it encourages reckless trading.
He has decried “indoctrination” at public schools and supports “school choice” programs that direct funding toward private schools that are subject to less government scrutiny and transparency.Two Years Ago, a Factory Worker. Today, a Republican Star|Nick Fouriezos|November 19, 2020|Ozy
Amid crisp, sunny weather and an eerie-feeling calm across the city, marchers set off from Union Station just before noon to decry those that organizers said were a threat to the nation’s democracy.D.C. streets tense but calm as ballots are counted|Marissa Lang, Emily Davies, Michael Ruane|November 4, 2020|Washington Post
They decried the policy as an example of Google’s monopolistic power, with Paytm, a digital payments app and India’s largest tech unicorn, taking the lead in criticizing the American tech giant.Tech firms in India coalesce around a common foe: Google’s ‘monopoly’|Grady McGregor|October 6, 2020|Fortune
There are also news clips from the last several years where reporters decry the technology and report on some of its nefarious impacts.‘The Social Dilemma’ Will Freak You Out—But There’s More to the Story|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|September 29, 2020|Singularity Hub
The American Academy of Pediatrics has decried it for decades.
Animal welfare advocates have decried these doping practices for years.
The restriction on the use of hands (decried by some soccer-objectors, including myself until we beat Ghana) is sensible.
The same president who decried the federal deficit and government in general but dramatically expanded American military spending.
One year ago, in his State of the Union address, President Obama decried the long lines that marred the 2012 election.A Bipartisan Path to Fixing America’s Broken Elections|Michael Waldman|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We see the successful sneered at, decried, insulted, even when success is deserved.Adventures among Books|Andrew Lang
Satisfied with them, he must be satisfied with him; for the difference is as fifteen to one in favor of the decried general.Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
Words are held sacred; while the things of reason and truth are decried.The Essence of Christianity|Ludwig Feuerbach
A Presbyterian form, and the only one ever published by men who decried all forms.
This was decried by the classicists, and even Gros called it "the massacre of art."A Text-Book of the History of Painting|John C. Van Dyke