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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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Monsieur Stangerson was loud in his denunciation of this miscarriage of justice.
As I say, while I appreciated the power of the terrific denunciation that swept out of Wolf Larsen's mouth, I was inexpressibly shocked.
It was a fearful denunciation, even without the words that would follow--his own words.
Grewgious, quite beside himself, plunged about the room, to all appearance undecided whether he was in a fit of loyal enthusiasm, or combative denunciation.
Ay, ay," said uncle Glegg, meaning to give a playful turn to this denunciation, "she must be sent to jail, I think, and they'll cut the rest of her hair off there, and make it all even.
Summary: Fouad Siniora's testimony to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon this week is doing much to explain why pro-Syrian figures expressed such harsh criticism and fiery denunciations of the former prime minister in the run-up to his appearance before the STL.
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For this, he suffered personal attacks and angry" denunciations locally and nationally.
Comment: In view of his vociferous denunciations of Catholic doctrine in the past, it is difficult to believe that Fr.
But he has also praised Hezbollah terrorists as ``freedom fighters'' and used anti-Semitic tropes in his fiery denunciations of Israel.
Even if this administrator reveres stereotypical "master" teachers who exact conformity through shrill denunciations, hair pulling, exorcisms and wanton acts of wet-noodle flagellation?
Drenched in Christianity, Christ's call to charity sat uncomfortably with laissez-faire political economy and its denunciations of that economy's victims.