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denounce

(Condemn), verb anathematize, asperse, assail, assail with censure, assault, attack, be censorious, belittle, berate, besmear, besmirch, blackball, blacken, blacklist, brand, bring into discredit, bring to account, call to account, calumniate, cast a slur upon, cast assersions, cast reflection upon, cast reproach upon, cavil, censure, challenge, chastise, chide, cite, comminate, condemn openly, contemn, criminate, criticize, criticize severely, cry down, cry out against, declaim against, decry, defame, deflate, degrade, denigrate, denunciate, deprecate, depreciate, derogate, destroy, detract, disapprove, discommend, discountenance, discredit, dishonor, disparage, dispraise, disvalue, dress down, excite disapprooation, exclaim against, excoriate, execrate, find fault with, frown upon, fulminate against, gibbet, impugn, inculpate, inveigh, lash, malign, ostracize, pass censure on, pillory, protest against, publicly accuse, put in a bad light, rebuke, recriminate, reflect upon, remonstrate, reprehend, reproach, reprobate, revile, scold, slur, smear, speak ill of, stigmatize, take exception to, take to task, traduce, vilify, vilipend, vituperate

denounce

(Inform against), verb accuse, arraign, bear witness against, blame, bring accusation, bring charges, charge, complain against, divulge, hold accountable, hold responsible, impeach, implicate, impute, incriminate, incur blame, indict, inform, inform on, involve, lay blame upon, lay charges against, lodge a complaint, make charges against, make formal accusation against, name, point at, publicly accuse, report against, turn informer
See also: accuse, arraign, betray, blame, cavil, censure, challenge, charge, cite, complain, condemn, contemn, convict, criticize, decry, defame, demonstrate, denigrate, deprecate, depreciate, disapprove, discommend, dishonor, disoblige, except, expose, fault, impeach, implicate, impugn, incriminate, inform, inveigh, involve, libel, malign, object, oppugn, pillory, protest, rebel, reprehend, reprimand, reproach, smear, sully
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On Monday several thousand people gathered for the second day in a row to denounce harsh living conditions.
Another protest was organized in Istanbul by supports of Beshiktash FC to denounce the massacre committed by terrorists in the town of Eshtabraq in Syria and condemn the role played by the Justice and Development Party government in this massacre.
Answering calls by the Together for Eskilstuna Facebook page to denounce the attack, a large group of people converged on the damaged mosque to show their support, The Guardian reported
Faster than you can say, "Ovide Lamontagne and Kevin Smith should denounce this man and his ignorant, detestable words immediately.
Guan Yongxing, the one female among the five classmates in Pomfret's account, saw her father sent away to a labor camp in 1966 and was ordered to denounce him publicly two years later.
Not only did it furiously denounce slavery ("a system as barbarous and dreadful as ever stained the character of a nation"), the speech, entitled "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July," firmly grounded the fight against slavery in the text of the Constitution, boldly challenging the standard interpretation of the document, particularly its notorious "three-fifths" clause, and demanding that white America fully honor the Constitution's guarantee of natural rights.
Upward of 500,000 people streamed along downtown streets Saturday to denounce proposed legislation to build a 700-mile wall along the U.
The decision is likely to be interpreted as a further climb-down by human rights organisations and Palestinians who denounce the lack of substance in EU pressure on Israel.
During a February 2004 press conference in Utah's state capitol, Reyna joined Patricia Deluera, the Mexican consul general in Salt Lake City, to denounce as "racist" a proposed legislative measure that would make it more difficult for illegal immigrants to obtain state driver's licenses.
While being careful to denounce the bombers and their agenda, these advocates uttered variations on the same theme: Get out of Iraq, bring home the troops from all points East, curtail support for Israel, develop a more sensible, non-oil-based energy policy, and our troubles would dissipate in the wind.
More than anything else, I made this movie to denounce the kind of education I--and generations of Spaniards--received.
Paris doesn't denounce anything; he simply points our the power of certain discourses--for instance, certain pseudoscientific phrases, similar to those employed by sects, are strikingly peremptory and definitive in character, establishing hierarchies among individuals, opening the door to all variety of discrimination and fanaticism.