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denunciation

noun accusal, accusatio, accusation, anathema, aspersion, backbiting, blame, calumny, carping, castigation, censure, charge, chiding, commination, condemnation, contumely, coup de bec, criticism, damnation, decrial, defamation, delatio, delation, denouncement, deprecation, depreciation, detraction, diatribe, disapprobation, disapproval, discountenance, disparagement, dispraise, excoriation, execration, exposé, faultfinding, fulmination, incrimination, inculpation, indictment, informing against, invective, malediction, objurgation, obloquy, opprobrium, philippic, plaint, rebuke, recrimination, reprehension, reproach, reprobation, reproof, revilement, severe censure, slur, smear, stigmatization, stricture, tirade, tongue-lashing, traducement, upbraiding, utter disapproval, vehement condemnation, vilification, vituperation
See also: accusation, allegation, aspersion, bad repute, blame, charge, complaint, condemnation, contempt, contradiction, conviction, count, criticism, culpability, diatribe, disapprobation, disapproval, discredit, disdain, disparagement, expletive, finding of guilt, ignominy, impeachment, imprecation, inculpation, indictment, libel, malediction, notoriety, objection, objurgation, obloquy, onus, outcry, phillipic, profanity, proscription, punishment, reprimand, reproach, revilement, sanction, slander, stigma, stricture, vilification

DENUNCIATION, crim. law. This term is used by the civilians to signify the act by which au individual informs a public officer, whose duty it is to prosecute offenders, that a crime has been committed. It differs from a complaint. (q.v.) Vide 1 Bro. C. L. 447; 2 Id. 389; Ayl. Parer. 210, Poth. Proc. Cr. sect. 2, Sec. 2.

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