Definition of 'decry'
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Other experts decried the idea as unproven - and urged people to take care in the sun. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Although he often decried his ability as a lawyer he had a natural instinct for the law together with a firm grasp of the facts. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The owners' clubs and the specialist motoring press will decry the move to turbo power and the compromises it inevitably brings. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The regime nonetheless supported almost all the uprisings against repressive regimes in the region, and decried the use of force against them. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This need to please more than one audience at once, which is often decried as hypocrisy, is intrinsic to politics. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Local officials decry the lack of a health tracking programme for the 52,000 workers who helped with the clean-up when the spill was at its worst. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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