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  • She condemned his behavior as reckless.
    condemned = strongly criticized
  • The United Nations condemned North Korea's development of nuclear weapons.
  • When my father condemned doctors as minions of Satan, Richard turned to Kami and gave a small laugh, as if Dad were joking.   (source)
  • Max made his way to Munich and Molching, and now he sat in a stranger's kitchen, asking for the help he craved and suffering the condemnation he felt he deserved.   (source)
    condemnation = strong criticism
  • The next day he went on a live show on the Voice of America and angrily condemned the attacks.   (source)
    condemned = strongly criticized
  • London's fervent condemnation of capitalist society, his glorification of the primordial world, his championing of the great unwashed, all of it mirrored McCandless's passions.   (source)
    condemnation = strong criticism
  • A moment's silence passed, and then Stacey, his eyes cold and condemning, said quietly, "It was you all right, T.J. It was you."   (source)
    condemning = expressing strong criticism
  • He condemned openly Mr. Brown's policy of compromise and accommodation.   (source)
    condemned = strongly criticized
  • The derisive laughter that rose had fear in it and condemnation.   (source)
    condemnation = strong criticism
  • On the front porch where she had come to weigh them quietly with her eyes, her quietness a condemnation, the woman stood motionless.   (source)
    condemnation = expression of strong criticism
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  • PROCTOR: Why'd you let her? You heard me forbid her to go to Salem any more!
    ELIZABETH: I couldn't stop her.
    PROCTOR, holding back a full condemnation of her: It is a fault, it is a fault, Elizabeth—you're the mistress here, not Mary Warren.   (source)
    condemnation = complete disapproval
  • Don't condemn me, but think of me as a person who sometimes reaches the bursting point!   (source)
    condemn = criticize
  • The condemner and the condemned.   (source)
    condemner = someone who expresses strong criticism
  • It was Louis Sullivan who first and most loudly condemned the fair's influence on architecture, but only late in his life and long after Burnham's death.   (source)
    condemned = strongly criticized
  • An athlete who gets caught cheating is generally condemned, but most fans at least appreciate his motive: he wanted so badly to win that he bent the rules.   (source)
  • ...has taken root in my condemnation of my husband and my determination for revenge.   (source)
    condemnation = expression of strong criticism
  • In your statement you assert that our actions, even though peaceful, must be condemned because they precipitate violence.   (source)
    condemned = strongly criticized
  • But somewhere along the way somebody wrote a new set of rules condemning all that.   (source)
    condemning = expressing strong criticism
  • But it wasn't for me to condemn him or the others.   (source)
    condemn = to strongly criticize
  • At some table a document is signed by some persons whom none of us knows, and then for years together that very crime on which formerly the world's condemnation and severest penalty fall, becomes our highest aim.   (source)
    condemnation = strong criticism
  • If this be an ordered selfishness, then we should pause before we condemn any one for the vice of egoism, for there may be deeper root for its causes than we have knowledge of.   (source)
    condemn = criticize
  • I have had the satisfaction of having many who once condemned me thank me heartily for my frank words.   (source)
    condemned = strongly criticized
  • They little guessed what deadly purport lurked in those self-condemning words.   (source)
    condemning = expressing strong criticism of
  • There is nothing on which it is so hard as poverty; and there is nothing it professes to condemn with such severity as the pursuit of wealth!   (source)
    condemn = criticize
  • You can have been personally acquainted with very few of a set of men you condemn so conclusively.   (source)
  • Then some imams at Friday prayers in the largest mosque in Rawalpindi condemned the governor.   (source)
    condemned = strongly criticized
  • Was she rebuking me for those things she had grown to condemn in herself?   (source)
    condemn = to strongly criticize
  • The Church, sharp-eyed as it must be when gods long dead are brought to life, condemned these orgies as witchcraft and interpreted them rightly, as a resurgence of the Dionysiac forces it had crushed long before.   (source)
    condemned = strongly criticized
  • What I condemn are our system of values and the men who don't acknowledge how great, difficult, but ultimately beautiful women's share in society is.   (source)
    condemn = criticize
  • Okeke had not been on the best of terms with his master since he had strongly condemned Enoch's behaviour at the meeting of the leaders of the church during the night.   (source)
    condemned = strongly criticized
  • The truck door swung open and Kaleb Wallace stepped out, pointing a long condemning finger at Mr. Morrison.   (source)
    condemning = expressing strong criticism
  • I condemn myself in so many ways that I'm beginning to realize the truth of Father's adage: "Every child has to raise itself."   (source)
    condemn = criticize
  • The clerics of the mosques would often talk about the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in their sermons, condemning the Russians as infidels and urging people to join the jihad, saying it was their duty as good Muslims.   (source)
    condemning = expressing strong criticism of
  • It is this, for example, that makes Tjaden spoon down his ham-and-pea soup in such tearing haste when an enemy attack is reported, simply because he cannot be sure that in an hour's time he will be alive. We have discussed it at length, whether it is right or not to do so. Kat condemns it, because, he says, a man has to reckon with the possibility of an abdominal wound, and that is more dangerous on a full stomach than on an empty one.   (source)
    condemns = expresses strong criticism of
  • Had his choice been less unexceptionable, I should have condemned his persevering.   (source)
    condemned = strongly criticized
  • "I accept your limitation," said Van Helsing, "and all I ask of you is that if you feel it necessary to condemn any act of mine, you will first consider it well and be satisfied that it does not violate your reservations."   (source)
    condemn = criticize
  • To be finding herself, perhaps within three days, transported to Mansfield, was an image of the greatest felicity, but it would have been a material drawback to be owing such felicity to persons in whose feelings and conduct, at the present moment, she saw so much to condemn: the sister's feelings, the brother's conduct, her cold-hearted ambition, his thoughtless vanity.   (source)
  • But reflection brought better feelings, and shewed her that Mrs. Grant was entitled to respect, which could never have belonged to her; and that, had she received even the greatest, she could never have been easy in joining a scheme which, considering only her uncle, she must condemn altogether.   (source)
  • Where any one body of educated men, of whatever denomination, are condemned indiscriminately, there must be a deficiency of information, or (smiling) of something else.   (source)
    condemned = strongly criticized
  • Mr. Yates might consider it only as a vexatious interruption for the evening, and Mr. Rushworth might imagine it a blessing; but every other heart was sinking under some degree of self-condemnation or undefined alarm, every other heart was suggesting, "What will become of us? what is to be done now?"   (source)
    condemnation = strong criticism
  • Condemn the fault and not the actor of it!   (source)
    condemn = criticize
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  • He was condemned to ten years in prison.
  • For two tributes to have a shot at winning, our "romance" must be so popular with the audience that condemning it would jeopardize the success of the Games.   (source)
    condemning = forcing it to end
  • Now he was condemned to crawl through the filth of a pig's sty, picking up feces with his bare hands and cramming handfuls of the animal's feed into his mouth to save himself from starving to death.   (source)
    condemned = forced into an undesired situation
  • Stanley wondered if this was how a condemned man felt on his way to the electric chair, appreciating all of the good things in life for the last time.   (source)
    condemned = found guilty and facing punishment
  • He thought of the rules he had broken so far: enough that if he were caught, now, he would be condemned.   (source)
    condemned = found guilty and punished
  • Can we condemn her to a life imprisonment just to satisfy our own greed?   (source)
    condemn = force into an undesired situation
  • A single touch would kill a mortal instantly, condemn a great god to an eternity of torment.   (source)
  • He is an exile, condemned for seven years to live in a strange land.   (source)
    condemned = forced (into an undesired situation)
  • On the other side of the island, swathed at midday with mirage, defended by the shield of the quiet lagoon, one might dream of rescue; but here, faced by the brute obtuseness of the ocean, the miles of division, one was clamped down, one was helpless, one was condemned, one was— Simon was speaking almost in his ear.   (source)
    condemned = forced into an undesired situation
  • DANFORTH: And seventy-two condemned to hang by that signature?   (source)
    condemned = sentenced (assigned legal punishment)
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  • The Governor is standing there as always, his empty palm outstretched, looking sad and forlorn in the fading evening light, as though he's a beggar, forever condemned to ask for alms.   (source)
    condemned = forced into an undesired situation
  • According to the law ... prisoner Number... is condemned to death.   (source)
    condemned = sentenced (assigned legal punishment)
  • April is condemned with the rest of us; Adam is to be saved.   (source)
    condemned = forced into a bad situation
  • Eleven years ago you created a legend about three men who had been condemned to death for treachery.   (source)
    condemned = legally sentenced (to punishment)
  • Nothing stirs; listless and wretched, like a condemned man, I sit there and the past withdraws itself.   (source)
    condemned = sentenced to death
  • "It wasn't because I'd been condemned to death," he said,   (source)
    condemned = legally sentenced (to punishment)
  • ...had been already tried by a summary court and condemned to death;   (source)
    condemned = legally sentenced someone to punishment
  • I pitied all poor souls that were condemned to sail in her.   (source)
    condemned = forced (into an undesired activity or situation)
  • The very law that condemned her—   (source)
    condemned = found guilty and forced into a bad situation
  • I'll try the whole cause, and condemn you to death.   (source)
    condemn = sentence (assign legal punishment)
  • "It is required of every man," the Ghost returned, "that the spirit within him should walk abroad among his fellowmen, and travel far and wide; and if that spirit goes not forth in life, it is condemned to do so after death."   (source)
    condemned = forced (into an undesired situation)
  • The condemned to death, I knew, perished usually at...   (source)
    condemned = legally sentenced (given legal punishment)
  • If she is condemned, I never shall know joy more.   (source)
    condemned = found legally guilty and sentenced to punishment
  • Oh! write, write. Finish it at once. Let there be an end of this suspense. Fix, commit, condemn yourself.   (source)
    condemn = force into an undesired situation
  • And Jesus said unto her, Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more.   (source)
    condemn = sentence to death
  • HALE: His wife's Rebecca that were condemned this morning.   (source)
    condemned = found legally guilty
  • It is the law, for he could not be condemned a wizard without he answer the indictment, aye or nay.   (source)
    condemned = found guilty (of being)
  • By ten o'clock, all the condemned were outside.   (source)
    condemned = forced into an undesired activity or situation -- such as to legally sentence someone to punishment  OR  found guilty -- especially in court  OR  provided the means to find guilty
  • Never shall I forget these things, even if I am condemned to live as long as God Himself.   (source)
  • They came back with the condemned man between them.   (source)
  • When the selection came, he was condemned in advance, offering his own neck to the executioner.   (source)
  • At a sign from the head of the camp, the Lagerkapo advanced toward the condemned man.   (source)
  • The condemner and the condemned.   (source)
  • I remember what I thought: surely, I am condemned for this. I can craft all the spells I want, all the magic spears. Yet I will spend the rest of my days watching this creature bleed.   (source)
    condemned = forced into an undesired situation
  • And your own words, and your own thoughts, and your own deeds, are going to condemn you as you stand before God on that day.   (source)
    condemn = find guilty
  • When Jesus had lifted up himself, and saw no one but the woman, he said unto her, Woman, where are those thine accusers? hath no man condemned thee?   (source)
    condemned = sentenced to death
  • It is my wife you be condemning now.   (source)
    condemning = sentencing to legal punishment
  • Expecting to learn that he was condemned to execution, he was told something else: A Japanese navy ship was coming to Kwajalein, and he was going to be put on it and taken to a POW camp in Yokohama, Japan.   (source)
    condemned = legally sentenced (to punishment)
  • Excellency, she is condemned a witch.   (source)
    condemned = found guilty (of being)
  • MARY WARREN, now a little strained, seeing his stubborn doubt: Why, they must when she condemned herself.   (source)
    condemned = proved guilty
  • Danforth, now sensing trouble, glances at John and goes to the table, and picks up a sheet—the list of condemned.   (source)
    condemned = people found guilty and assigned legal punishment
  • HALE: Excellency, it is a natural lie to tell; I beg you, stop now before another is condemned! I may shut my conscience to it no more—private vengeance is working through this testimony!   (source)
    condemned = sentenced to legal punishment
  •   MARY WARREN: Aye, but then Judge Hathorne say, “Recite for us your commandments!”—leaning avidly toward them—and of all the ten she could not say a single one. She never knew no commandments, and they had her in a flat lie!
      PROCTOR: And so condemned her?   (source)
    condemned = found legally guilty
  • Stronger than cold or hunger, stronger than the shots and the desire to die, condemned and wandering, mere numbers, we were the only men on earth.   (source)
    condemned = forced into an undesired activity or situation -- such as to legally sentence someone to punishment  OR  found guilty -- especially in court  OR  provided the means to find guilty
  • There were no longer any questions of wealth, of social distinction, and importance, only people all condemned to the same fate — still unknown.   (source)
  • It is a great brotherhood, which adds something of the good-fellowship of the folk-song, of the feeling of solidarity of convicts, and of the desperate loyalty to one another of men condemned to death, to a condition of life arising out of the midst of danger, out of the tension and forlornness of death—seeking in a wholly unpathetic way a fleeting enjoyment of the hours as they come.   (source)
    condemned = forced into a bad situation
  • Goldstein was the renegade and backslider who once, long ago (how long ago, nobody quite remembered), had been one of the leading figures of the Party, almost on a level with Big Brother himself, and then had engaged in counter-revolutionary activities, had been condemned to death, and had mysteriously escaped and disappeared.   (source)
    condemned = legally sentenced (to punishment)
  • Do you also join with my enemies to crush me, to condemn me as a murderer?   (source)
    condemn = find guilty and punish
  • Shall I respect man when he condemns me?   (source)
    condemns = forces into a bad situation
  • The ballots had been thrown; they were all black, and Justine was condemned.   (source)
    condemned = found legally guilty
  • But now—since I am irrevocably doomed—wherefore should I not snatch the solace allowed to the condemned culprit before his execution?   (source)
    condemned = convicted (found legally guilty)
  • —and having also the passes of the dark, inscrutable forest open to her, where the wildness of her nature might assimilate itself with a people whose customs and life were alien from the law that had condemned her—   (source)
    condemned = forced into a bad situation
  • But on one side of the portal, and rooted almost at the threshold, was a wild rose-bush, covered, in this month of June, with its delicate gems, which might be imagined to offer their fragrance and fragile beauty to the prisoner as he went in, and to the condemned criminal as he came forth to his doom, in token that the deep heart of Nature could pity and be kind to him.   (source)
    condemned = found guilty and facing punishment
  • "That evidence," he observed, "was hardly required in so glaring a case, but I am glad of it, and, indeed, none of our judges like to condemn a criminal upon circumstantial evidence, be it ever so decisive."   (source)
    condemn = legally find guilty and punish
  • I leave a sad and bitter world; and if you remember me and think of me as of one unjustly condemned, I am resigned to the fate awaiting me.   (source)
    condemned = found legally guilty
  • I also am unfortunate; I and my family have been condemned, although innocent; judge, therefore, if I do not feel for your misfortunes.   (source)
    condemned = forced into an undesired situation
  • He was tried and condemned to death.   (source)
    condemned = legally sentenced (to punishment)
  • The guilty are allowed, by human laws, bloody as they are, to speak in their own defence before they are condemned.   (source)
    condemned = found legally guilty
  • They remained confined for five months before the trial took place, the result of which deprived them of their fortune and condemned them to a perpetual exile from their native country.   (source)
    condemned = forced (into an undesired situation)
  • The injustice of his sentence was very flagrant; all Paris was indignant; and it was judged that his religion and wealth rather than the crime alleged against him had been the cause of his condemnation.   (source)
    condemnation = being found legally guilty
  • I beg permission to have a few witnesses examined concerning my character, and if their testimony shall not overweigh my supposed guilt, I must be condemned, although I would pledge my salvation on my innocence.   (source)
    condemned = found legally guilty
  • William and Justine were assassinated, and the murderer escapes; he walks about the world free, and perhaps respected. But even if I were condemned to suffer on the scaffold for the same crimes, I would not change places with such a wretch.   (source)
    condemned = found legally guilty and sentenced
  • I could not sustain the horror of my situation, and when I perceived that the popular voice and the countenances of the judges had already condemned my unhappy victim, I rushed out of the court in agony.   (source)
    condemned = found guilty
  • It is the law, not I, condemns your brother:   (source)
    condemns = that finds guilty and sentences to punishment
  •   Condemned villain, I do apprehend thee;
      Obey, and go with me; for thou must die.   (source)
    condemned = found legally guilty
  •   And here I stand, both to impeach and purge
      Myself condemned and myself excus'd.   (source)
    condemned = found guilty
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  • Homeless people used to sleep there, but the building was condemned and torn down.
  • I began to dread those calls, since every time we heard from them, there was a new problem: a mudslide had washed away what was left of the stairs; our neighbors the Freemans were trying to get the house condemned; Maureen had fallen off the porch and gashed her head.   (source)
    condemned = an official government finding that a building is not suitable to be occupied
  • Since then Deering Highlands has been a ghost town: avoided, forgotten, condemned.   (source)
    condemned = declared not suitable for occupation
  • On the inside it's an abandoned police station; from the outside, mundanes only see a condemned apartment building, or a vacant lot, or…   (source)
  • These buildings were condemned, practically abandoned.   (source)
  • DEVGRU often partners with business owners or local government officials to use old or condemned buildings as training facilities...   (source)
  • Several buildings were decorated with vicious graffiti, broken glass, and the tattered signs the city used to condemn them.   (source)
    condemn = mark them as unsuitable for occupation
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  • You'd condemn the rest along with them?†   (source)
  • But let us not condemn the fellow too quickly.†   (source)
  • But the combined strength of the Keepers was way too much, forcing the condemned boy closer and closer to the edge of the Glade, just as the right wall was almost there.†   (source)
  • If you don't let technology help you, if you —resist good ideas, you condemn yourself to dinosaurhood!†   (source)
  • According to Jewish custom, celibacy was condemned, and the obligation for a Jewish father was to find a suitable wife for his son.†   (source)
  • In a few hours she'd be eating breakfast alongside Shay and Croy, and everyone else she had almost betrayed, almost condemned to the operation.†   (source)
  • I wasn't prepared to meet a condemned man.†   (source)
  • I knew I was condemning you to ten dark and difficult years.†   (source)
  • Condemn him?†   (source)
  • Like a judge's gavel pounding again and again, condemning her.†   (source)
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  • He knew how terrible the Waiting Room was — at the very mention of it he had broken into a cold sweat — and he had been the one to condemn Martina with a lie.†   (source)
  • Then, like he could read my mind, he added, "And it's not fair to condemn him for something he hasn't done."†   (source)
  • Letters to the newspaper condemned the jury for its callousness and for sullying the name of justice in Savannah.†   (source)
  • I waited for it the way a condemned man waits for the executioner.†   (source)
  • I thought about Gabe's spirit drifting forever in the Fields of Asphodel, or condemned to some hideous torture behind the barbed wire of the Fields of Punishment-an eternal poker game, sitting up to his waist in boiling oil listening to opera music.†   (source)
  • Mr. Reagan has been caught with his pants down, too— but the American people reserve their moral condemnation for sexual misconduct.†   (source)
  • My note to Professorji had been properly self-condemning.†   (source)
  • They're condemned.†   (source)
  • He condemned the commander to death without honor.†   (source)
  • How could I condemn the evil landlords of the old society?†   (source)
  • She could begin now, setting it down as she had seen it, meeting the challenge by refusing to condemn her sister's shocking near-nakedness, in daylight, right by the house.†   (source)
  • He makes a production of getting out of his seat, then drags his feet up the aisle like a condemned man approaching a noose.†   (source)
  • He made that choice, and I am not condemning him for it.†   (source)
  • We each took a step back, then another, until our shoulders met the wall, and we stood together like condemned prisoners before a firing squad.†   (source)
  • Her father stands condemned.†   (source)
  • Something that clearly condemns me.†   (source)
  • I also recognize that I am ignorant in the ways of your culture and your people, and I cannot condemn you for the way you have governed them.†   (source)
  • I was waiting for it to happen, the way a condemned man must wait that last hundredth of a second for the guillotine to fall.†   (source)
  • We visited the houses she'd lived in as a child, most now boarded up with CONDEMNED signs out front.†   (source)
  • You my brother, not condemning or judging.†   (source)
  • He remembers my father, how he spent his wages and his dole while singing patriotic songs and making speeches from the dock like a condemned rebel.†   (source)
  • The condemned men were singing a hymn by Martin Luther.†   (source)
  • Her bloodshot eyes sparked with happy condemnation.†   (source)
  • He had been organizing other ministers in Little Rock to speak out and condemn the governor for dispatching the troops.†   (source)
  • The enormous amount of effort and skill required condemns anyone without the proper training to a quick death.†   (source)
  • Condemned for their lack of cash crops.†   (source)
  • But the idea of revising her life also frightened her, as if by imagination alone she were condemning what she did not like about herself or others.†   (source)
  • Stones were being raised by seventy hands when l shouted, knowing that it was either my last chance or my final condemnation. i have been down the cliff and worshiped at your altar! i follow the cross!†   (source)
  • Her voice held all the shock and condemnation of the small town, I thought critically.†   (source)
  • And the words from a thousand memorial services flickered through my mind: "Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.†   (source)
  • The condemned were bound and hooded.†   (source)
  • Ferris was last to take the podium and happily assured the audience that the man condemned for having "wheels in his head" had gotten them out of his head and into the heart of the Midway Plaisance.†   (source)
  • The rain forces these men together in very uncomfortable (for the condemned man and the brother) circumstances.†   (source)
  • They came in her yard anyway and she could not approve or condemn Sethe's rough choice.†   (source)
  • Aspen didn't either, and I wondered if our silence was helping us or condemning us.†   (source)
  • Revisionists have condemned them as racists, economic parasites, and despoilers of the land.†   (source)
  • Around us were ruins, remains of a home which had been condemned and later ravaged by fire.†   (source)
  • "Do they often condemn people to death?" she asked quietly.†   (source)
  • Condemned goods.†   (source)
  • If I give him the pages, then I've condemned all of us Perry, too, and the entire world to destruction.†   (source)
  • But enough of condemnations.†   (source)
  • Though we may deplore and condemn such actions from a humane point of view, we still have to acknowledge their unconditional, relentless and irrevocable nature.†   (source)
  • I don't do humiliation, or guilt, or condemnation.†   (source)
  • I just don't know whether he's the condemned man or the executioner.†   (source)
  • On behalf of our membership we strongly condemn your suppression of patriotism in the American School System.†   (source)
  • "But he was nothing more than a fugitive from Cayenne, condemned to life imprisonment for an atrocious crime," said Dr. Urbino.†   (source)
  • The shorter of the pair said: "You would blind yourself, too, and condemn us all to slow death.†   (source)
  • The words of Proverbs condemned me, but they also gave me hope.†   (source)
  • They depend on technology and condemn it at the same time.†   (source)
  • He'd been, at best, an anguished editorialist; he was incapable of fully indulging himself when it came to condemnation.†   (source)
  • We are condemned to improvise.†   (source)
  • For a year and a half now, I'd been condemned to the drudgery of a maid.†   (source)
  • Now, instead of her poetry, she's always reciting, Condemn me, it does not matter.†   (source)
  • There was no overt or subtle condemnation.†   (source)
  • A man can condemn his enemies, but it's wiser to know them.†   (source)
  • At the time this move was widely condemned, and inu charges escalated.†   (source)
  • Do you really think I'd overlook a detail as condemning as my height?†   (source)
  • Meanwhile, Dick and the condemned man were trading dirty jokes.†   (source)
  • Beans seemed anxious at first, then frantic, as if not finding Farquar would condemn him to being nine forever.†   (source)
  • Suddenly, there in my hand was the bit of plastic and copper wire that could condemn me to death.†   (source)
  • What was it like to be a man, condemned to men?†   (source)
  • Yet they had been condemned to die.†   (source)
  • Avoiding international condemnation was the authorities' principal goal.†   (source)
  • Condemned me, more like.†   (source)
  • In the Bible there was always tire because it purified and condemned, and he understood that.†   (source)
  • You mustn't condemn us, my friend.†   (source)
  • Miss Sessions's lips sucked in with that singular, half-reluctant expression of condemnation which was becoming fairly familiar to Johnnie.†   (source)
  • But it was a second filled with a lifetime like it is for the condemned Southerner in An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, whose life passes before his eyes from the moment the hangman pulls the lever until the rope snaps his neck.†   (source)
  • I suppose I dont consider that to be the condemnation you do.†   (source)
  • According to the wrong laws, their mission, their work, was condemned.†   (source)
  • Artist W.O. Mull joined the popular movement to condemn Catherine O'Leary with this cartoon.†   (source)
  • The PA crackled as Mr. Scott called the condemned: "Gerard!"†   (source)
  • "You would think that criticism would be the worst," Gottman says, "because criticism is a global condemnation of a person's character.†   (source)
  • It is indeed a sad commentary on both our countries that our mutual suspicions must condemn so many of our best young men to such hazards, when we know that some won't be coming back.†   (source)
  • He should want to help me, help any woman condemned to a man's fist.†   (source)
  • I don't say that to condemn her.†   (source)
  • Do you know why the Senate condemned him?†   (source)
  • They couldn't undo the trauma Woineshet suffered, but the moral support was important to her and her father--reassurance when virtually everyone around them condemned the family for breaching tradition.†   (source)
  • The public condemnation was corrosive.†   (source)
  • The UN condemned the invasion, demanded a withdrawal, placed economic sanctions on Iraq, and formed a blockade.†   (source)
  • You stand condemned.†   (source)
  • The tone of his voice was condemning, as if I had been a bad little girl and told a lie.†   (source)
  • You are not thinking what you are saying: condemned to go on this hopeless journey, a reward?†   (source)
  • Instead, he harassed me with condemnations.†   (source)
  • Nor did they put much stock in international condemnation, which lumped them in the same category as the other tyrannies of the region, because it seemed a small price to pay for the defeat of Marxism.†   (source)
  • Clevinger agreed with ex-P. F.C. Wintergreen that it was Yossarian's job to get killed over Bologna and was livid with condemnation when Yossarian confessed that it was he who had moved the bomb line and caused the mission to be canceled.†   (source)
  • My mother-in-law condemned me for being so weak.†   (source)
  • Up and down the door I could see the words desperate / relentless / condemned / empowered.†   (source)
  • If the priest, who had for so long been unwilling to condemn the Trementinas' doings, had taken a stand then surely that would lend courage to the villagers.†   (source)
  • A condemnation of the article?†   (source)
  • She remembered his stately bow to the condemned before he carried out his orders.†   (source)
  • Someone who— unlike me—had never condemned him.†   (source)
  • Those listening had just learned the truth about her family; it would not be wise to belittle or condemn her.†   (source)
  • She was never condemned!†   (source)
  • "I would not presume to say," said the girl's mother, oblique condemnation, "what sort of friend your friend is."†   (source)
  • I condemn and affirm, say no and say yes, say yes and say no. I denounce because though implicated and partially responsible, I have been hurt to the point of abysmal pain, hurt to the point of invisibility.†   (source)
  • Washington condemned all such "riotous behavior."†   (source)
  • Carolina gives the condemned a choice.†   (source)
  • Are we to be condemned or congratulated on having survived?†   (source)
  • We do happen to have the rule of law in this country, and nobody should be condemned without their day in court.†   (source)
  • I didn't mind being condemned; if anything, my weakness in certain areas kept my mind off my inner struggles.†   (source)
  • "And there was the media," he said, condemning his own kind so she wouldn't have to do it.†   (source)
  • If people had known about the Captain's wine, they would have simply condemned him as a heathen and prayed over him on Wednesday night.†   (source)
  • Condemn it because it sends down stifling darkness, sucks the life from grass, and whitens the sapling leaf for trifling, fluttering friends?†   (source)
  • The damn street needs to be condemned.†   (source)
  • As for those who condemned them — well, that, too, is the way of it.†   (source)
  • Criticism, indeed condemnation, of Kagame's government was widespread, but far from universal.†   (source)
  • I glare my most condemning glare at Raffe as I catch his eye.†   (source)
  • He did not condemn Lillian.†   (source)
  • They believe that unless more teachers treat home language sympathetically they'll condemn more generations to school failure.†   (source)
  • He knows he has condemned our King to wander in the void of evil with beings who are enemies of life.†   (source)
  • It was a strange thing to me that the same people who condemned her on her wedding day for taking advantage of an old man's loneliness would be condemning her now, just ten days later, for denying Grandpa his rights.†   (source)
  • It's been condemned since the seventies.†   (source)
  • "Let me remind you, Mr. Chairman," I responded, "that the honor code is made up only of words, that every time the court convenes it is only to 'play with words,' that you open and close every session with words, and that you condemn and expel cadets from the Institute with words.†   (source)
  • The last time I spoke with Rellin he had pretty much condemned his entire tribe to a slow death by refusing to stand up against Kagan.†   (source)
  • He was condemned for being non-objective and having a point of view.†   (source)
  • The place should be condemned, he decided, but it was not a house of horrors.†   (source)
  • The patient was a Burmese man, a cobbler who was found stealing from the supply tent and who was condemned to death by beheading.†   (source)
  • You are condemned.†   (source)
  • If you hear any condemning us for what we have done, tell them for me and for Sherman's Army, that 'we found here the authors of all the calamities that have befallen this nation …. and that their punishment is light when compared with what justice demanded.'†   (source)
  • She thought of the long way she had come, of the money she had earned doing the housework that she hated, remembered how for months she had condemned him in her mind as worthless, and how that judgment had been softened by time, until she had remembered only the good in him, re-experiencing in retrospect the moments of warmth, of understanding, remembering how she had made the colorful quilt, dreaming about him like any young engaged girl.†   (source)
  • It condemns him to wakefulness.†   (source)
  • Everyone would condemn it.†   (source)
  • The newspapers delivered daily by Jones continue to be a source of information and misery, as it becomes more and more clear that Booth's actions have condemned him.†   (source)
  • What a lucky, lucky person I am to have her to lean on, to love me, to understand and not condemn and scream and rant and rave and tear her hair—and mine.†   (source)
  • He seemed to invite condemnation and death.†   (source)
  • I'll set it up:' I thought it was the least I could do for a man who was soon to be condemned to die.†   (source)
  • There was such a difference in condemning the dead and condemning the living, though I failed to grasp what it was.†   (source)
  • A large portion of New York's posher homes in this area had been condemned and razed.†   (source)
  • Every load you ship to Terra condemns your grandchildren to slow death.†   (source)
  • Isn't this like condemning a robbed man because his possession of money precipitated the evil act of robbery?†   (source)
  • She'd written him a humdinger a few days before, six pages in her orderly hand, most of it condemning her mother, Ruby, wanting nothing more to do with her.†   (source)
  • The civilized world condemned your actions.†   (source)
  • "I just condemned the people of New England to aerial bombardment," the President said.†   (source)
  • Condemned to the tunnels.†   (source)
  • GUIL: Wheels have been set in motion, and they have their own pace, to which we are …. condemned.†   (source)
  • By afternoon the law of scarcity had condemned the dollar to degradation and contempt.†   (source)
  • You are condemned.†   (source)
  • Do not, therefore, condemn us for what we were compelled to do.†   (source)
  • —should be aware of how inexcusable it is to condemn any single people for anything!†   (source)
  • I can hardly condemn you.†   (source)
  • She condemned her brother out of court; was turning on him angrily, when a second sneeze, even mightier than the first, shattered the silence of the bush.†   (source)
  • Why not a last binge for the condemned?†   (source)
  • God did not condemn Cain at all.†   (source)
  • But as the evening wore on I began to wonder, and kept remembering the line so often printed in accounts of executions: "The condemned man ate a hearty meal."†   (source)
  • He guessed that if Mundt's fate hung in the balance, the young man would defend him and the woman condemn.†   (source)
  • Strelnikov has been captured, condemned to death, and shot.†   (source)
  • That he was but the nothingness of nothingness, condemned by some betrayal, condemned to be aware of nothingness.†   (source)
  • What bitterness was behind this I do not know, or what condemnation of his powerlessness to feed his children; but this I do know: his spirit was very strong, and he was an upright man.†   (source)
  • Tyrone's eyes are on her, sad and condemning.†   (source)
  • What have I done to be condemned to reside in this city!†   (source)
  • Once that was said in a dreadful voice, condemning.†   (source)
  • I condemn no one.†   (source)
  • He had been kind to her; he had not condemned her.†   (source)
  • The novel pecks away at the gaze that condemned her.†   (source)
  • Condemning religion as the opiate of the masses.†   (source)
  • I can't condemn someone to the death he's suggesting.†   (source)
  • It seems like the thing that will condemn me.†   (source)
  • Several dozen innocent people who had been wrongly condemned to death row had been freed before him.†   (source)
  • The camerlegno had done more to condemn the Illuminati tonight than decades of conspiracy theorists.†   (source)
  • We always condemn most in others, he thought, that which we most fear in ourselves.†   (source)
  • Had they been tricked into condemnation?†   (source)
  • The condemned are prepared for execution.†   (source)
  • The Count shook his head in condemnation of his own behavior.†   (source)
  • The crypt, of course, now she remembered — the place where they put the condemned.†   (source)
  • Oh, he made it sound as if he were condemning both sides in the war.†   (source)
  • You cannot find that through guilt or condemnation or coercion, only through a relationship of love.†   (source)
  • "I'm not familiar with the author," she said, thus condemning the book forever.†   (source)
  • You know me —" philosophical shrug — "I don't judge or condemn.†   (source)
  • It was all right for him, he was not condemned to living with this straight dark hair.†   (source)
  • Won't condemn me with a halfhearted kiss.†   (source)
  • When she went onstage to condemn her mother, she actually slapped her face.†   (source)
  • "You condemn yourself with your own mouth, Lord Stark," said Cersei Lannister.†   (source)
  • The condemned area includes all of the portables, of course.†   (source)
  • They put people condemned to death in the crypt under the church.†   (source)
  • I can't let President Snow condemn me to this.†   (source)
  • How can the church condemn that which makes logical sense to our minds!†   (source)
  • Evan Miller was another fourteen-year-old condemned to die in prison in Alabama.†   (source)
  • Some people still condemn it because it doesn't make 'sense.'†   (source)
  • Condemned because he has not created himself—and is nevertheless free.†   (source)
  • Whatever papers Booth read, they all condemned him for his heinous act.†   (source)
  • Stories reported in the papers condemned Booth by name in the most unforgiving, vicious language.†   (source)
  • Socrates protested, for example, against having any part in condemning people to death.†   (source)
  • The release of Diane Jones, a condemned lifer, gave hope to all of the other lifers at Tutwiler.†   (source)
  • This condemnation of technology is ingratitude, that's what it is.†   (source)
  • More likely I stole his last chance at life, condemned him, by destroying the force field.†   (source)
  • All of the youngest condemned children—thirteen or fourteen years of age—were black or Latino.†   (source)
  • He was nevertheless condemned to drink hemlock.†   (source)
  • Now's the time to stop condemning things and come up with some answers.†   (source)
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