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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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Syria denounces the "outrageous" criminal act perpetrated by groups imbued with al-Qaeda's ideology and expresses support to the people and government of Nigeria, offering the deepest of condolences to the families of the victims, added the statement.
2006 (June): "Gay" activists denounce honourary degrees to be conferred by Toronto's Ryerson University on bio-ethicist Dr.
Rothschild is so determinedly outraged at any and all criticisms that he denounces them where none exist.
By the same token, the manifesto denounces the publicity bombardment and ensuing alienation of the consumer.
You need look no further for the origins of ideological art criticism, which announces the direction art must take and denounces art that does not take it.
Outside the hotel, at right, a small group of protesters denounces the president with harshly worded signs.
The Reverend Richard Snipstead of Minnesota, president of a fundamentalist Lutheran group which denounces homosexuals, confessed in 1992 that he's had 20 years of gay relationships, that he has AIDS, and that he gave the disease to his wife.
The company has firmly stated that it has not retained such a third party and denounces any investor sending out such spam in an attempt to possibly increase the value of their own personal investment.
Hezbollah denounces these crimes [that are targeting various areas] in both countries and calls on their citizens [to exercise] more patience, endurance and solidarity to foil the plots of their enemies and prevent them from sowing sectarian strife, chaos and destruction in our Islamic and Arab nations," the statement added.