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Synonyms for denounce

Synonyms for denounce

to feel or express strong disapproval of

to make an accusation against

Synonyms for denounce

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

announce the termination of, as of treaties

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give away information about somebody

References in classic literature ?
To have denounced one of our friends at this moment would have been to play into the hands of your friend Attwood, and all the party of panic and slavery.
Just how far he might trust the other Gahan did not know, and so he kept to himself the knowledge of the plan that he had forwarded to Floran and Val Dor by Ghek, but he assured the ancient taxidermist that if he were sincere in his oft-repeated declaration that O-Tar should be denounced and superseded he would have his opportunity on the night that the jeddak sought to wed the Heliumetic princess.
Report whispered that his so-called sister had narrowly escaped being implicated in a famous trial for poisoning at Vienna--that she had been known at Milan as a spy in the interests of Austria--that her 'apartment' in Paris had been denounced to the police as nothing less than a private gambling-house-- and that her present appearance in England was the natural result of the discovery.
How often (to take another example) have I denounced the mercenary and material spirit of the age--the habitual corruptions and dishonesties of commerce, in high places and in low
The Seven Deadly Sins and their fatal fruits are emphasized, and in the later forms of the poem the corruptions of wealth and the Church are indignantly denounced, with earnest pleading for the religion of practical social love to all mankind.
If these do not deceive me, I will take care to convey you from this scene of your shame, where you shall, by being unknown, avoid the punishment which, as I have said, is allotted to your crime in this world; and I hope, by repentance, you will avoid the much heavier sentence denounced against it in the other.
Al-Azhar scholars denounced the film last week, demanding that the Iranian government ban it.
Speaking before the UN 4th Committee, these NGOs denounced the inhumane acts perpetrated against Sahrawi women, notably slavery, forced marriage and sending their children to other countries.
Sweden's leftist Prime Minister Stefan L|fven denounced the "hateful violence".
He also denounced Washington's support for the coalition, saying that "it is in the nature of the United States to support the aggressor".
In this respect, they strongly denounced moves by the Spanish popular party, which continues to use the issue of Laayoune events for "indisputable political and electoral ends" both in Spain and at the European Parliament.
Asked whether the Pope was convinced that he had denounced the horrors of war and the massacres of innocent people, Father Sale says that, from the reports of ambassadors of the Allied countries, it would seem that he did.
Ted Kennedy denounced the administration's intervention as "shameful and divisive.
The idea that individuals have the right to practice and preach whatever religion--let alone irreligion--they choose was denounced as dangerous lunacy by a succession of popes throughout the 19th century and well into the 20th.
Christian Peacemakers Teams, formed by Mennonites and Quakers, has no stance on Hussein, but members believe harm has been done to the Iraqi people and have denounced the government there on human rights abuses.