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Denouncing Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Denounce \De*nounce"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Denounced; p. pr. & vb. n. Denouncing.] [F. d['e]noncer, OF. denoncier, fr. L. denuntiare, denunciare; de- + nunciare, nuntiare, to announce, report, nuntius a messenger, message. See Nuncio, and cf. Denunciate.]
  1. To make known in a solemn or official manner; to declare; to proclaim (especially an evil). [Obs.] Denouncing wrath to come. --Milton. I denounce unto you this day, that ye shall surely perish. --Deut. xxx. 18.
  2. To proclaim in a threatening manner; to threaten by some outward sign or expression. His look denounced desperate. --Milton.
  3. 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. --Sir T. More. To denounce the immoralities of Julius C[ae]sar. --Brougham.
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    * All successful newspapers are ceaselessly querulous and bellicose. They never defend anyone or anything if they can help it if the job is forced on them, they tackle it by denouncing someone or something else. - H.L. Mencken


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    • White House decries House vote on deportations
      WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is denouncing an effort in the House of Representatives to block President Barack Obama from extending deportation relief to any more immigrants who are in the country illegally. Read more on this news related to 'Denouncing'
    • Mexico blasts Texas for National Guard on border
      MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's Foreign Relations Department is denouncing Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops along the border. Read more on this news related to 'Denouncing'
    • GOP’s insane Ferguson crusade: Now they’re denouncing voter registration drives
      Local activists in Ferguson are signing people up to vote. Republicans say this injects race into the conversation Read more on this news related to 'Denouncing'

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