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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of decry.

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Examples

  • Most Americans are paying LESS taxes this year and the debt he decries is due in large part to the Iraq invasion debacle – which Bush never even counted as an actual debt.

    Cantor hits Dems on taxes, spending

  • Braid designer (and former Best of SVGL winner) Jon Blow again decries "pandering to the player's demand for mastery," and calls "pretending to give you a challenge and letting you win and giving you bright colors and sound effects to celebrate the fact that you won," "disturbing."

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • And, yes, we know that by citing anonymous sources, we are playing into the very "lamestream media" tactics that Palin decries.)

    Sarah Palin: Thin-skinned, smartly strategic (or both)?

  • I think it's incorrect to say that Pinker "decries" determinism in this paragraph or in any other graph in the piece.

    The Genius in All of Us

  • The bestseller lists are full of books highly critical of religion, countered by pundits whose heated rhetoric decries a public square made “naked” by the absence of religion.2 Yet the fault line between those who are religious and those who are not hardly exhausts the ways in which religion can be divisive.

    American Grace

  • He decries "people eager to take advantage of the vulnerable" and, bowing to the reality of investor avarice, calls for stricter governmental regulation.

    Jonathan Lewis: Nobel Peace Winner Slams Poverty Profiteering

  • Global Partnerships has stepped up to answer in good deeds the microfinance misdeeds which Yunus decries.

    Jonathan Lewis: Nobel Peace Winner Slams Poverty Profiteering

  • Turkle turned dystopian with her new book, Alone Together, which decries machines' disrupting human relationships.

    Digital Anthropologist

  • PS: Not benefiting from the health insurance industry and Halliburton profits that she decries would be part of her loudly-expressed moral framework, not mine.

    Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D, IL-09), insurance industry profiteer. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • How fitting that Mr. Mansfield decries the unfocused education of today's university students on the same page as Michael J. Lewis's review of Justin Martin's new biography of Frederick Law Olmsted, who worked in many occupations unrelated to his final calling as a landscape architect of genius.

    'Meathead' Majors Have Values, So Do Other Subjects

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