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denounce

de·nounce

denounce

 
 
pronunciation:
dih naUns
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part of speech: verb
inflections: denounced, denounces, denouncing
definition 1: to speak out against.
Frederick Douglas denounced slavery in his speeches.
synonyms:
condemn
antonyms:
praise
similar words:
attack, criticize
definition 2: to accuse.
The king denounced his younger brother for planning to steal the throne from him.
synonyms:
indict
similar words:
accuse, charge, incriminate
derivations: denouncement (n.), denouncer (n.)
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