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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To express strong disapproval of someone or something, especially in public .

Usage examples (32)
  • Affection reproaches, but does not denounce.
  • That combination of obsession and need to denounce is familiar.
  • Actually, I think he did "denounce" Farrakhan, or at least Farrakhan's statements.
  • It's not clear what it means to "denounce" someone "once and for all," but whatever. for more
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