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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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Concerning these cases, a Christian person must take an interest in them so that he may oppose the speech of denouncers immediately and in great earnest.
Denouncers of the logos, especially those in the academy, prefer to bury or to truncate its meaning insofar as they reject not only standards of language but also standards of behavior.
But its denouncers argue that we don't know enough about long-term effects yet.
This apology, seemingly innocuous to a modern reader, proved particularly nettlesome to his critics for four reasons, all of which figure in the seventeen charges that his denouncers originally made against fray Luis, Grajal, and Cantalapiedra at the Vallodolid inquisition.
Although this hatred arose against the background of life in exile, the Israeli sovereignty we enjoy since the founding of the state does not greatly detract from that revulsion at denouncers and informers to which we became accustomed when we were dispersed among the nations.
Valid witnesses" against denouncers of human rights violations: As the Prosecutor General was trying to dismantle the trial by other methods, several witnesses were accused before him.
The European Parliament remains one of Turkey's main denouncers in relation to their treatment of the Kurdish population.
This meant that his earlier defenders became his later denouncers, and vice-versa, and, analyzing this entanglement of partisan religious perspectives, Frick brilliantly demonstrates the difficulty of retrieving any neat account of his subject's early modern identity.
Denouncers of Darwinism and of the separation of church and state are making it into even respectable conservative magazines.
Drawing on evidence in the case files from three of the very few Gestapo offices whose records survived Germany's defeat in 1945 intact, Gellately once again demonstrates that this reprehensible behaviour did not necessarily derive from anti-Jewish convictions (contrary to Goldhagen, many denouncers were moved by wholly self-interested motives), but nonetheless served the purpose of helping the Nazis realize their objective of isolating this minority within German society as a prelude to expelling and finally annihilating it.
The tribunes of the "forgotten middle class," the denouncers of greed, lived like Third World aristocrats, with a bevy of servants, a mansion, cars, and most of their expenses provided by the taxpayers of the nation's second-poorest state.