verb (used with object), de·cried, de·cry·ing.
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synonym study for decry
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
Proponents of Bitcoin argue it offers a hedge against dollar weakness and the risk of faster inflation, a bit like gold, while critics decry the intellectual soundness of comparing the two assets.Bitcoin soars to $40,000, doubling in less than a month|Verne Kopytoff|January 7, 2021|Fortune
In addition to a strong statement from the Business Roundtable, a number of CEOs—including GM’s Mary Barra—decried the violent and illegal action.
Sterling, who has repeatedly decried the president’s attacks on election integrity, said there had been no evidence of irregularities in the runoffs.Democrats win control of U.S. Senate as Ossoff defeats Perdue|John Wagner, Brittany Shammas, Derek Hawkins, Cleve Wootson, Hannah Knowles|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
Democrats decried the move as an overreach and an echo of Republican attempts to overturn the presidential election.Pair of Georgia runoff races are razor close with U.S. Senate control at stake|Felicia Sonmez, Colby Itkowitz, John Wagner, Paulina Firozi, Amy B Wang|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
Democrats decried the move as an overreach and an echo of Republican attempts to overturn result of the presidential election.Pennsylvania Republicans block seating of Democratic state senator, take control from lieutenant governor|Hannah Knowles|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
The apps, which Badasyan decries, have their own subtleties.
For audiences outside of the Court, the angry and aggressive approach that Murphy decries might be particularly effective.The Outside Game of Justice Scalia, a Loner With Clout|David Fontana|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He vehemently decries their use, saying “it robs the game of integrity and legitimacy.”Speed Read: Highlights From Mariano Rivera’s Memoir, ‘The Closer’|Ben Teitelbaum|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He decries the search for “velvet-jacketed Bond villains” hatching a “malevolent plan.”
So Romney has a secret plan to slash taxes without boosting the deficit he decries?Why President Obama, Despite Scoring Points, Fell Flat in the Denver Debate|Howard Kurtz|October 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And who ever read Thackeray without feeling the greatest longing to see the world which he decries?Rutledge|Miriam Coles Harris
Notwithstanding that, every man who knows good apples goes out and decries it.Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Second Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association
Would you know why the ungrateful reader extols and is fond of many works at home, unjustly decries them without doors?The Works of Horace|Horace
Countess, here is the man who counts all equal under the sun, who decries class, and recognises no social distinctions.The Yellow Crayon|E. Phillips Oppenheim
In doing so he belies his own nature, decries his countrymen, and disparages his religion.Bonaparte in Egypt and the Egyptians of To-day|Haji A. Browne