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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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How many more blistering denouncements will they accept before it becomes open revolt?
Nothing is accomplished by her "eye for an eye" denouncements in response to those she suggests have betrayed her.
During the last few days, China has begun hinting at military action in its public denouncements of Lee.
The ground already broken by Alison Weber's examination of Teresa's rhetorical femininity is reworked and expanded in Ahlgren's study through consideration of how the sixteenth-century nun relied on "textual survival strategies" to articulate her reforms based on contemplation and prayer at the same time that she skillfully survived denouncements to and investigations by the Inquisition.
Influenced by Vietnam War protests, this political allegory is one of the most hilarious denouncements of American imperialism found in any genre.
Weighing the road address for infringement to make denouncements decree 158/80.
The recent denouncements of Christian religion in favor of a direct relationship with Christ by authors like Anne Rice and Carol Harper signal that the birth pains of this provocative message are at hand," Crump said.
And Waxman, despite his denouncements of the energy giant's contract, intends to keep the money.
As regards the Royal Ulster Constabulary there is no doubt that because of public denouncements on them, in the eyes of many around the world they seem to be 'The Wrong Ulster Constabulary'.
The Internet is full of denouncements such as one from Gerri Pare, director of the USCCB office for film and broadcasting.