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
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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.The Trailer: Is election reform headed for passage, courts, or nowhere?|David Weigel|March 4, 2021|Washington Post
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.Inside the Capitol Riot: What the Parler Videos Reveal|by Alec MacGillis|January 17, 2021|ProPublica
Democrats decried the campaign — which was to feature celebrities friendly to the president — as reelection propaganda.Vaccines were a chance to redeem failures in the U.S. coronavirus response. What went wrong?|Lena H. Sun, Isaac Stanley-Becker, Frances Stead Sellers, Laurie McGinley, Amy Goldstein, Christopher Rowland, Carolyn Y. Johnson|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
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.Miss the Movie Theater? 7 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Home Theater Setup|Patrick Lucas Austin|September 8, 2020|Time
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.”Obama’s SOTU Speech Proves He’s a Repeat Defender Who Can’t Govern|Ron Christie|January 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Prime Minister of Israel has been known to angrily decry anti-Israel incitement among Palestinians, and he is right to do so.Why Are Israelis Tone Deaf to Incitement Against Palestinians?|Emily L. Hauser|October 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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.Rookwood|William Harrison Ainsworth
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?The Education of American Girls|Anna Callender Brackett
Self-interest, which it is the fashion among Christians to decry in words, while adhering to it strictly in action.The Surprises of Life|Georges Clemenceau
Again, we may decry the color prejudice of the South, yet it remains a heavy fact.