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condemn
used in Fahrenheit 451

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Definition
express strong criticism
  • On the front porch where she had come to weigh them quietly with her eyes, her quietness a condemnation, the woman stood motionless.
    p. 37.3
condemnation = expression of strong criticism

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
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