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Synonyms for dispraise

the act of speaking contemptuously of

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Quran: 59:7] Allh, Almighty, dispraised the Arabs during the pre-Islamic period because they interfered in that which they had no right in, and started changing what is lawful to unlawful, and what is unlawful to lawful, and recommending that which Allh, Almighty, did not recommend.
Falstaff's insistence that he had dispraised Hal "before the wicked" (318) was a witty riposte, and he damned the lot of them with the same vocal energy he had used earlier, suggesting his continued vitality despite the scene's having revealed just the opposite.
22) Such writers, though, tend to ignore Cicero's partial exemption of wholesale merchandise from his censure: "if it be greate, and well stored, conueyeng many commodities rounde aboute: and disparsing thosesame into many men-nes handes, withoute vaine wordes: it is not much to be dispraised.
Lowry by 1951 was one of the neo-Hemingways in John Aldridge's After the Lost Generation, dispraised for their thick-laid negation and lack of technical innovation (88).
We hear Shakespeare's men and women discussed, praised, and dispraised, liked, disliked, as real human beings; and in forming our opinions of them we are influenced by our own characters, habits of thought, prejudices, feelings, impulses, just as we are influenced with regard to our acquaintances and associates.
The type of terrorism praised by Allah and the type of terrorism which is dispraised.
Whether the critics of her time praised and dispraised her writing and style, commented on her poetic "richness of fancy and of language" (8) or critiqued her for lack of cultivation and her shameless pursuit of money, few rifled to comment in some way.