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Decry


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It is a verb

Meaning: express strong disapproval.It means to oppose or condemn openly.It is used to refer when some one does not like the issue and wants to say it aloud opposing whatever is said.

Root of the word : "de" which means away, apart, down

Synonyms: disparage, belittle, criticize, derogate, objurgate, denounce, discredit

Antonyms : approve, applaud, praise, compliment

Related forms:
decrial - noun
decrier - noun


Sample Usage

1)The minister strongly decried the lack of proper rehabilitation programmes for the victims of the earthquake.

2)She decried everything said by Rahul and claimed that she is innocent and needs justice.

3)The boss decried the excuse given by her for her late arrival.

4)The party leader decried the opponent's words at the Campaign.


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