(1) If viewers deplore dearth of quality films, some producers bemoan lack of quality film viewers.(2) Henry's own, lofty response, more in sorrow than in anger, was to deplore the muckraking of his opponents.(3) we deplore all violence(4) we deplore this act of violence(5) Its main purpose is to deplore the use of violence in this dispute.(6) ├ö├ç├┐Fifty percent of college students couldn't tell you what decade the Civil War was in,├ö├ç├û he announced at one point, deploring the state of contemporary education.(7) It therefore deplores any material which indicates violence against women and children could ever be acceptable.(8) Khomeini, deploring the moral degradation he saw around him and the people's lack of will and moral fibre to combat it, pledged his opposition ├ö├ç├┐as long as there is blood in my veins.├ö├ç├û(9) They will utter platitudes deploring the brutal murder of a pensioner; but what gets their adrenalin pumping is knee-jerk, liberal indignation at any proposals to make life hard for criminals.(10) The official condemnations of the bombing, therefore, focus not on deploring the act but on lamenting the consequences.(11) The statement that they had not left the meeting but left to attend to other business was deplored as a perversion of the facts.(12) It was at this point that the performance of the Ministry of Culture came under attack, with Hegazi, for one board member, deploring the deterioration of the film industry since the 1960s.(13) My husband deplores those court trials that weight the sorrow of the survivors in sentencing the convicted.(14) Jay does not flinch from deploring two of the biggest consequences of the penetration of market forces to almost every part of the globe; the threat to the environment and the rapidly widening gap between rich and poor.(15) He acknowledges a common humanity, denouncing modern race slavery in the strongest terms and deploring the disappearance of Indian civilizations into a historical void in which their cultural meanings would be forever lost.(16) I can almost hear the harrumphing complaints that politicians have always spent as much time deploring the wickedness of opponents as praising the virtues of their policies - and so they have.