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Decry vs. Denounce

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Decryverb

(transitive) To denounce as harmful.

Denounceverb

To make known in a formal manner; to proclaim; to announce; to declare.

Decryverb

(transitive) To blame for ills.

Denounceverb

(transitive) To criticize or speak out against (someone or something); to point out as deserving of reprehension, etc.; to openly accuse or condemn in a threatening manner; to invoke censure upon; to stigmatize; to blame.

‘to denounce someone as a swindler, or as a coward’;

Decryverb

To cry down; to censure as faulty, mean, or worthless; to clamor against; to blame clamorously; to discredit; to disparage.

‘For small errors they whole plays decry.’; ‘Measures which are extolled by one half of the kingdom are naturally decried by the other.’;

Denounceverb

(transitive) To make a formal or public accusation against; to inform against; to accuse.

‘to denounce a confederate in crime’; ‘to denounce someone to the authorities’;

Decryverb

express strong disapproval of;

‘We condemn the racism in South Africa’; ‘These ideas were reprobated’;

Denounceverb

To proclaim in a threatening manner; to threaten by some outward sign or expression; make a menace of.

‘to denounce war; to denounce punishment’;

Denounceverb

(transitive) To announce the termination of; especially a treaty or armistice.

Denounceverb

To claim the right of working a mine that is abandoned or insufficiently worked.

Denounceverb

To make known in a solemn or official manner; to declare; to proclaim (especially an evil).

‘Denouncing wrath to come.’; ‘I denounce unto you this day, that ye shall surely perish.’;

Denounceverb

To proclaim in a threatening manner; to threaten by some outward sign or expression.

‘His look denounced desperate.’;

Denounceverb

To point out as deserving of reprehension or punishment, etc.; to accuse in a threatening manner; to invoke censure upon; to stigmatize.

‘Denounced for a heretic.’; ‘To denounce the immoralities of Julius Cæsar.’;

Denounceverb

speak out against;

‘He denounced the Nazis’;

Denounceverb

to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful;

‘He denounced the government action’; ‘She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock’;

Denounceverb

announce the termination of, as of treaties

Denounceverb

give away information about somebody;

‘He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam’;

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