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condemn -- as in: She condemned their plan
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as in: She condemned their plan Define
express strong criticism
  • We condemn racism wherever it is found.
  • She condemned his behavior as reckless.
  • The United Nations condemned North Korea’s development of nuclear weapons.
  • But it wasn’t for me to condemn him or the others.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River

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  • But somewhere along the way somebody wrote a new set of rules condemning all that.
    Ernest J. Gaines  --  The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
  • I have had the satisfaction of having many who once condemned me thank me heartily for my frank words.
    Booker T. Washington  --  Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
  • Condemn the fault and not the actor of it!
    William Shakespeare  --  Measure for Measure
  • ...has taken root in my condemnation of my husband and my determination for revenge.
    Stephen King  --  Rose Red
  • In your statement you assert that our actions, even though peaceful, must be condemned because they precipitate violence.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  Letter from a Birmingham Jail
  • The condemner and the condemned.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium

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  • Was she rebuking me for those things she had grown to condemn in herself?
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
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as in: She condemned their plan Define
express strong criticism
as in: was condemned to life in prison Define
force into an undesired activity or situation -- such as to legally sentence someone to punishment or: find guilty -- especially in court or: provide the means of finding guilty
as in: condemned the building Define
an official government finding that a building is not suitable to be occupied
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