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  • to speak disparagingly of; denounce as faulty or worthless; express censure of: She decried the lack of support for the arts in this country. [Webster]
  • to condemn or depreciate by proclamation, as foreign or obsolete coins [Webster]
  • ~ sb/sth (as sth): speak critically of sb/sth to make him/it seem less valuable, useful, etc; disparage sb/sth [Barron]

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