Word – Decry
Decry – Word of the Day
[verb]: publicly declare to be wrong or evil.
History debated between the early 14th century and early 16th century, roughly in 1610. Debated of French and Latin origin.
From French decrier
From Latin quiritare + de
1. Verb examples – decry:
1. Many women decry male chauvinism.
2. The Pope decried the atrocities meted out to the slaves.
3. People decried the heavy takes levied on them.
4. The collector decried the corrupt nature of his superior.
5. Sita decried the partiality of her teacher.
6. The underpaid employees decried the wage division policy of the company.
7. The frustrated economist decried the new budget of the government which did not help the poor.
8. The public decried the new law on punishments.
9. The angry patient decried the health insurance policy.
10. The politician decried untouchability.
2. Noun examples – decrier:
1. Most women are decriers of male chauvinism.
2. The Pope was a decrier of atrocities.
3. People became decriers of taxes because they became heavy.
4. The collector was a decrier of his superior.
5. Sita was initially a decrier of her teacher, but later became the teacher’s pet.
6. The underpaid employees turned decriers of the wage division policy of the company.
7. The frustrated economist was a decrier of the new budget of the government which did not help the poor.
8. They are decriers of the new law on punishments.
9. “That patient is a decrier of the health insurance policy which did not help him”.
10. The politician was a decrier of untouchability.