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denounce
used in Catch-22

3 uses
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Definition
to strongly criticize or accuse publicly

or more rarely:  to inform against someone (turn someone into the authorities)
  • Newspapers inveighed against Milo with glaring headlines, and Congressmen denounced the atrocity in stentorian wrath and clamored for punishment.
    Chapter 24 — Milo (53% in)
  • He was a genial, magnanimous lead navigator who could always forgive the other man in the squadron for denouncing him furiously each time he got lost on a combat mission and led them over concentrations of antiaircraft fire.
    Chapter 26 — Aarfy (34% in)
  • Suppose I denounce you when I get back to the States?
    Chapter 40 — Catch-22 (82% in)

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