Denounce

De*nounce"

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Denounced (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Denouncing.] [F. dnoncer, 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.]
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Denouncing wrath to come.
Milton.
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I denounce unto you this day, that ye shall surely perish.
Deut. xxx. 18.
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2. To proclaim in a threatening manner; to threaten by some outward sign or expression.
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His look denounced desperate.
Milton.
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3. To point out as deserving of reprehension or punishment, etc.; to accuse in a threatening manner; to invoke censure upon; to stigmatize.
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Denounced for a heretic.
Sir T. More.
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To denounce the immoralities of Julius Csar.
Brougham.
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