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Abusive language; blame; disgrace or cause to be in ill repute; calumny. Obloquy may go to the extent where it constitutes defamation. See also defamation and slander. Abusive language; blame; disgrace or cause to be in ill repute; calumny. Obloquy may go to the extent where it constitutes defamation. See also defamation and slander.
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  1. Abusive language; blame; disgrace or cause to be in ill repute; calumny. Obloquy may go to the extent where it constitutes defamation. See also defamation and slander. Abusive language; blame; disgrace or cause to be in ill repute; calumny. Obloquy may go to the extent where it constitutes defamation. See also defamation and slander.
  2. Verbal abuse of a person or thing; censure or vituperation, esp. when widespread or general
  3. The condition of disgrace suffered as a result of abuse or vilification; ill repute.
Serious thinking or careful consideration:
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  1. Serious thinking or careful consideration:
  2. A manifestation or result:
  3. The change in direction of a wave, such as a light or sound wave, away from a boundary the wave encounters. Reflected waves remain in their original medium rather than entering the medium they encounter. &diamf3; According to the law of reflection, the angle of reflection of a reflected wave is equal to its angle of incidence.
Unfavorable opinion; condemnation
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  1. Unfavorable opinion; condemnation
  2. Failure or refusal to approve; rejection
  3. The act of disapproving, an expression of condemnation.
A reason or occasion for condemning.
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  1. A reason or occasion for condemning.
  2. The act of condemning.
  3. Severe reproof; strong censure.
The act, or an expression, of criticism, censure or condemnation; reprimand
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Corrective punishment; chastisement; reproof; pungent criticism.
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The act or an instance of remonstrating; protest, complaint, or expostulation
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  1. The act or an instance of remonstrating; protest, complaint, or expostulation
  2. An expression of protest, complaint, or reproof, especially a formal statement of grievances.
  3. A remonstration; disapproval; a formal, usually written, protest or objection.
The act of denouncing
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  1. The act of denouncing
  2. The act or an instance of denouncing, especially a public condemnation or censure.
  3. The reporting of a person to the authorities for possible criminal prosecution.
Disapproval; censure
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  1. Disapproval; censure
  2. (Theol.) The state of being damned
  3. The act of reprobating
A disparaging or being disparaged; detraction
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  1. A disparaging or being disparaged; detraction
  2. Anything that discredits
  3. An untrue statement that harms the reputation of someone else’s business or product. An untrue statement that harms the reputation of someone else’s business or product.
A making seem less important; disparagement
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  1. A making seem less important; disparagement
  2. (Accounting) An allowance made for a loss in value of property.
  3. A decline in the value of an asset over time, due to its increasing obsolescence or the wear and tear due to its use; a deduction on an income tax return of part of the asset’s cost, transforming its declining value into a benefit for the taxpayer. A decline in the value of an asset over time, due to its increasing obsolescence or the wear and tear due to its use; a deduction on an income tax return of part of the asset’s cost, transforming its declining value into a benefit for the taxpayer.
A critical, esp. unfavorable, comment (on or upon something)
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  1. A critical, esp. unfavorable, comment (on or upon something)
  2. Strong criticism.
  3. (Countable) A criticism, a critical remark.
The position of two celestial bodies when their celestial longitude differs by 180°, especially a configuration in which Earth lies on a straight line between the Sun and a superior planet or the Moon. Planets in this position rise as the Sun sets and are visible all night long, reaching their highest point in the sky at midnight; the Moon in this position is full.
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  1. The position of two celestial bodies when their celestial longitude differs by 180°, especially a configuration in which Earth lies on a straight line between the Sun and a superior planet or the Moon. Planets in this position rise as the Sun sets and are visible all night long, reaching their highest point in the sky at midnight; the Moon in this position is full.
  2. A political party or an organized group opposed to the group, party, or government in power.
  3. An opposed condition; resistance, contradiction, contrast, hostility, etc.
Rough treatment or use:
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  1. Rough treatment or use:
  2. To mistreat or neglect a person, particularly as to one for whom the actor has special responsibility by virtue of a relationship, e.g., spouse, child, elderly parent, or one for whom the actor has undertaken a duty of care, e.g., nurse-patient; To mistreat or neglect a person, particularly as to one for whom the actor has special responsibility by virtue of a relationship, e.g., spouse, child, elderly parent, or one for whom the actor has undertaken a duty of care, e.g., nurse-patient; to use an object in an illegal or unreasonable manner. The mental or physical mistreatment of a person, frequently resulting in serious emotional, mental, physical, and/or sexual injury.
  3. Improper or excessive use; misuse:
(Archaic) A cause of shame or disgrace.
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  1. (Archaic) A cause of shame or disgrace.
  2. Disgrace arising from exceedingly shameful conduct; ignominy.
  3. The disgrace or infamy attached to conduct viewed as grossly shameful
Rudeness or contempt arising from arrogance; insolence.
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  1. Rudeness or contempt arising from arrogance; insolence.
  2. Haughty and contemptuous rudeness; insulting and humiliating treatment or language
  3. An insolent or arrogant remark or act.
A feeling or expression of opposition, disapproval, or dislike
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  1. A feeling or expression of opposition, disapproval, or dislike
  2. (--- Law) The formal registration of protest against the admission of a piece of evidence at trial, on the grounds of some legal defect.
  3. A statement expressing opposition, or a reason or cause for expressing opposition (generally followed by the adposition to).
Shame, disgrace, discredit, or blame, or a source, cause, or occasion of this
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  1. Shame, disgrace, discredit, or blame, or a source, cause, or occasion of this
  2. A mild rebuke, or an implied criticism.
  3. (Obs.) An object of blame, censure, scorn, etc.
A limiting or restricting condition; restriction
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  1. A limiting or restricting condition; restriction
  2. A restraint, limit, or restriction:
  3. An adverse remark or criticism:
A lowering of oneself; loss of rank
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  1. A lowering of oneself; loss of rank
  2. In legislation, partially repealing or limiting the scope of common law or prior statutes. In legislation, partially repealing or limiting the scope of common law or prior statutes.
  3. A lessening or weakening (of power, authority, position, etc.)
The scientific or scholarly investigation of texts or documents to discover their origin, history, or original form
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  1. The scientific or scholarly investigation of texts or documents to discover their origin, history, or original form
  2. The act of making judgments; analysis of qualities and evaluation of comparative worth; esp., the critical consideration and judgment of literary or artistic work
  3. The act of criticising; a critical judgment passed or expressed; a critical observation or detailed examination and review; a critique; animadversion; censure.
A dispraising; blame
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  1. A dispraising; blame
  2. Disapproval; censure.
An unkind or harmful act; disservice
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  1. An unkind or harmful act; disservice
  2. The state of being disliked or disapproved of
  3. Unfavorable opinion or regard; disapproval:
The refusal, especially by public authorities, to acknowledge a contract or debt.
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  1. The refusal, especially by public authorities, to acknowledge a contract or debt.
  2. The act of repudiating or the state of being repudiated.
  3. Words or actions of a party to a contract that indicate the intention of that person to fail to carry out the contract in the future; a threat to breach a contract. Words or actions of a party to a contract that indicate the intention of that person to fail to carry out the contract in the future; a threat to breach a contract.
Disapproval
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  1. Disapproval
  2. Moral disapproval; condemnation.
  3. An act or expression of condemnation or disapproval, especially on moral grounds.
A severe, formal, or official rebuke or censure.
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  1. A severe, formal, or official rebuke or censure.
  2. A severe, formal or official reproof; reprehension, rebuke, private or public.
  3. A severe or formal rebuke, esp. by a person in authority
A denunciatory or abusive expression or discourse:
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  1. A denunciatory or abusive expression or discourse:
  2. Denunciatory or abusive language; vituperation:
  3. A violent verbal attack; strong criticism, insults, curses, etc.; vituperation
(Music) A curved line written above or below two or more successive notes of different pitch that are to be sounded without a noticeable break
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  1. (Music) A curved line written above or below two or more successive notes of different pitch that are to be sounded without a noticeable break
  2. The act or process of slurring
  3. Any remark or action that harms or is meant to harm someone's reputation; aspersion, reproach, stigma, etc.
A sprinkling, especially with holy water.
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  1. A sprinkling, especially with holy water.
  2. The act of slandering or libeling; defaming.
  3. A damaging or disparaging remark; slander; innuendo
A formal charge of criminal wrongdoing against a person or corporation. See also indictment, information and presentment.
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  1. A formal charge of criminal wrongdoing against a person or corporation. See also indictment, information and presentment.
  2. An informal charge that one has committed an illegal, immoral, or otherwise wrongful act.
  3. A charge of wrongdoing that is made against a person or other party.
The act of reproving or something said in reproving; rebuke; censure
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  1. The act of reproving or something said in reproving; rebuke; censure
  2. The act, an instance, or an expression of reproving; a rebuke.
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
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  1. The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
  2. An expression of strong criticism; hostile comment:
  3. Scoring ability or potential:
A sharp reprimand
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  1. A sharp reprimand
  2. An expression of strong disapproval.
Sustained, harshly critical language; invective.
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  1. Sustained, harshly critical language; invective.
  2. The act or an instance of vituperating.
The act of impeaching a public official, either elected or appointed, before a tribunal charged with determining the facts of the matter
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  1. The act of impeaching a public official, either elected or appointed, before a tribunal charged with determining the facts of the matter
  2. A demonstration in a court of law, or before another finder of fact, that a witness was ingenuine before, and therefore, is less likely to tell the truth now
  3. An attack on the credibility of a witness for reasons relating to prior inconsistent testimony or evidence of lying.
A formal charge, made under oath, of the commission of a crime or other such offense.
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  1. A formal charge, made under oath, of the commission of a crime or other such offense.
  2. (Law) A formal statement initiating a lawsuit by specifying the facts and legal grounds for the relief sought.
  3. (Law) A pleading setting forth the plaintiff's case or cause of action; formal charge or accusation
A bitter, abusive denunciation.
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  1. A bitter, abusive denunciation.
  2. A bitter, abusive criticism or denunciation
A long, vehement speech, esp. one of denunciation; harangue
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  1. A long, vehement speech, esp. one of denunciation; harangue
  2. A long angry speech, usually of a censorious or denunciatory nature; a diatribe.
The departure from electrical neutrality at a point, or in a region, as by the accumulation, or deficit, of electrical particles: more electrons than normal produce a negative charge; fewer, a positive charge
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  1. The departure from electrical neutrality at a point, or in a region, as by the accumulation, or deficit, of electrical particles: more electrons than normal produce a negative charge; fewer, a positive charge
  2. A claim of wrongdoing; an accusation:
  3. The command to attack:
The act or process of obtaining such charges.
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  1. The act or process of obtaining such charges.
  2. (Law) A set of written criminal charges issued against a party, where a grand jury, under the guidance of a prosecutor, has found that sufficient evidence exists to justify trying the party for that crime.
  3. An indicting or being indicted; charge; accusation
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  1. A counter or mutual accusation.
  2. The act of recriminating.
  3. (Law) A defense in an action for divorce in which the party against whom the divorce is sought accuses the party seeking the divorce of equivalent misconduct, potentially depriving the party seeking the divorce of the right to maintain the action.
Something, such as a quality or characteristic, that is related to a particular possessor; an attribute.
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  1. Something, such as a quality or characteristic, that is related to a particular possessor; an attribute.
  2. The act of attributing, especially the act of establishing a particular person as the creator of a work of art.
A long, scolding speech, sermon, etc. expressing disapproval or warning of disaster
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  1. A long, scolding speech, sermon, etc. expressing disapproval or warning of disaster
  2. A literary work or speech expressing a bitter lament or a righteous prophecy of doom.
(Law) The formal charging of a defendant with an offense.
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  1. (Law) The formal charging of a defendant with an offense.
  2. The first step in a criminal prosecution wherein the defendant is formally advised of the charges against him. This is done by reading the charges to the defendant or by giving them a copy of the charges. The defendant is also advised of his rights (for example, the right to plead not guilty and to have a jury trial) and enters a plea, and the amount of bail (if bail is not denied) is determined. The first step in a criminal prosecution wherein the defendant is formally advised of the charges against him. This is done by reading the charges to the defendant or by giving them a copy of the charges. The defendant is also advised of his rights (for example, the right to plead not guilty and to have a jury trial) and enters a plea, and the amount of bail (if bail is not denied) is determined.
An indirect indication; a suggestion.
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  1. An indirect indication; a suggestion.
  2. (--- Logic) A formal relationship between two propositions such that if the first is true then the second is necessarily or logically true
  3. The act of implying or the condition of being implied.
Something imputed, ascribed, or attributed.
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  1. Something imputed, ascribed, or attributed.
  2. The act of imputing or ascribing; attribution.
Blame; censure; crimination.
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  1. Blame; censure; crimination.
Any of the orations of Demosthenes against Philip, king of Macedon
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  1. Any of the orations of Demosthenes against Philip, king of Macedon
  2. A verbal denunciation characterized by harsh, often insulting language; a tirade.
  3. Any bitter verbal attack
Disfavor or disapproval.
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  1. Disfavor or disapproval.
A false and malicious statement meant to hurt someone's reputation
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  1. A false and malicious statement meant to hurt someone's reputation
  2. A false and malicious statement about someone that is intended to injure his or her reputation. See also obloquy, defamation, and slander. A false and malicious statement about someone that is intended to injure his or her reputation. See also obloquy, defamation, and slander.
  3. A false statement maliciously made to injure another's reputation.
A statement that ascribes; specif., a prayer or text ascribing glory to God
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  1. A statement that ascribes; specif., a prayer or text ascribing glory to God
  2. The act of ascribing or being ascribed
  3. The act, or an instance, of ascribing a quality, characteristic, quotation, artistic work, or other thing to someone or something.
The state of being answerable.
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A legally enforceable obligation.
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  1. A legally enforceable obligation.
  2. The financial obligations entered in the balance sheet of a business enterprise.
  3. More generally, a debt or other legal obligation to pay an assessed amount (for example, taxes).
A difficult or unpleasant task, duty, etc.; burden
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  1. A difficult or unpleasant task, duty, etc.; burden
  2. The burden of proof:
  3. Burden of proof
To lend credence to or provide evidence for an adverse judgment against:
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  1. To lend credence to or provide evidence for an adverse judgment against:
  2. To take (private property) for public use by the power of eminent domain; expropriate
  3. To adjudge someone guilty of a crime or to impose sentence, especially a severe penalty such as death or life imprisonment.
To criticize (someone) sharply; reprimand.
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  1. To criticize (someone) sharply; reprimand.
  2. (Obs.) To force back
  3. To express sharp criticism regarding (an act, for example):
To analyze and judge as a critic
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  1. To analyze and judge as a critic
  2. To find fault (with something)
  3. To evaluate (something), and judge its merits and faults
To add an electrical charge to (a battery, etc.)
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  1. To add an electrical charge to (a battery, etc.)
  2. To load to capacity; fill:
  3. To excite; rouse:
To accuse of wrongdoing or criticize severely:
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  1. To accuse of wrongdoing or criticize severely:
  2. To charge with the commission of a crime; esp., to make a formal accusation against on the basis of positive legal evidence
  3. (Law) To charge (a party) by indictment.
To assign as a characteristic; credit:
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  1. To assign as a characteristic; credit:
  2. (Theol.) To ascribe (the goodness or guilt of one person) to another as well
  3. To relate (something, usually something bad) to a particular cause or source; place the fault or responsibility for:
To express strong disapproval of
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  1. To express strong disapproval of
  2. To express strong disapproval of or criticize severely, especially in an official capacity:
To judge the merits and faults of; analyze and evaluate:
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  1. To judge the merits and faults of; analyze and evaluate:
  2. To find fault (with something)
  3. To evaluate (something), and judge its merits and faults
(Geology) To shift so as to produce a fault.
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  1. (Geology) To shift so as to produce a fault.
  2. To commit a fault: archaic except in racket sports
  3. A fracture in a rock formation along which there has been movement of the blocks of rock on either side of the plane of fracture. Faults are caused by plate-tectonic forces.
To strike quickly and sharply; tap
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  1. To strike quickly and sharply; tap
  2. To utter sharply:
  3. (Slang) To talk seriously and frankly with another or others, often in an informal setting
To wash gravel, sand, or other sediment in a pan.
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  1. To wash gravel, sand, or other sediment in a pan.
  2. To pivot a movie camera along a horizontal plane in order to follow an object or create a panoramic effect.
  3. To cook in a pan
To strike a blow or blows with the fist or some hard object; esp., to rap on a door
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  1. To strike a blow or blows with the fist or some hard object; esp., to rap on a door
  2. To cause to be displaced or unengaged; force:
  3. To affect in a specified way by striking hard:
To add at the end; append
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  1. To add at the end; append
  2. To secure to something; attach:
  3. To place at the end; append:
To transfer one’s duty, interest, or right to another, especially regarding property or under a contract, so that the transferee has the same duty, interest, or right as the transferor had. See also assignment and delegate.
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  1. To transfer one’s duty, interest, or right to another, especially regarding property or under a contract, so that the transferee has the same duty, interest, or right as the transferor had. See also assignment and delegate.
  2. To set apart for a particular purpose or place in a particular category; designate:
  3. To place at some task or duty; appoint
To force (oneself) on or upon another in an annoying way
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  1. To force (oneself) on or upon another in an annoying way
  2. To make fast or secure, as by locking, shutting, buttoning, etc.; fix firmly in place
  3. To place; attribute:
(Informal) To influence the result or action of (a horse race, jury, election, etc.) to one's advantage by bribery, trickery, etc.
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  1. (Informal) To influence the result or action of (a horse race, jury, election, etc.) to one's advantage by bribery, trickery, etc.
  2. To place securely; make stable or firm:
  3. To set or place definitely; establish:
To infer or attribute responsibility or causation. To infer or attribute responsibility or causation.
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  1. To infer or attribute responsibility or causation. To infer or attribute responsibility or causation.
  2. (Theol.) To ascribe (the goodness or guilt of one person) to another as well
  3. To relate (something, usually something bad) to a particular cause or source; place the fault or responsibility for:
To appoint to a post:
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  1. To appoint to a post:
  2. To repose (confidence, trust, hope, etc.) in a person or thing
  3. To arrange for the publication or display of:
(Geology) A fracture in the continuity of a rock formation caused by a shifting or dislodging of the earth's crust, in which adjacent surfaces are displaced relative to one another and parallel to the plane of fracture.
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  1. (Geology) A fracture in the continuity of a rock formation caused by a shifting or dislodging of the earth's crust, in which adjacent surfaces are displaced relative to one another and parallel to the plane of fracture.
  2. Something that mars the appearance, character, structure, etc.; defect or failing
  3. A mistake; an error:
A painful feeling of self-reproach resulting from a belief that one has done something wrong or immoral
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  1. A painful feeling of self-reproach resulting from a belief that one has done something wrong or immoral
  2. (--- Law) The fact of having been found to have violated a criminal law; legal culpability:
  3. The fact of being responsible for the commission of an offense; moral culpability:
  1. Burden of proof
  2. Responsibility for an error or fault; blame:
  3. A difficult or unpleasant task, duty, etc.; burden
A judgment or resolution condemning a person for misconduct; specif., an official expression of disapproval passed by a legislature
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  1. A judgment or resolution condemning a person for misconduct; specif., an official expression of disapproval passed by a legislature
  2. An official condemnation, reprimand, or expression of adverse criticism, usually by a legislative or other formal body, of the conduct of one of its members or of someone whose behavior it monitors. An official condemnation, reprimand, or expression of adverse criticism, usually by a legislative or other formal body, of the conduct of one of its members or of someone whose behavior it monitors.
  3. An expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism.
The state of being condemned.
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  1. The state of being condemned.
  2. A reason or occasion for condemning.
  3. Severe reproof; strong censure.
The act of criticising; a critical judgment passed or expressed; a critical observation or detailed examination and review; a critique; animadversion; censure.
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  1. The act of criticising; a critical judgment passed or expressed; a critical observation or detailed examination and review; a critique; animadversion; censure.
  2. The act of making judgments; analysis of qualities and evaluation of comparative worth; esp., the critical consideration and judgment of literary or artistic work
  3. The investigation of the origin and history of literary documents; textual criticism.
That by which anything is denounced; threat of evil; public menace or accusation; arraignment.
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  1. That by which anything is denounced; threat of evil; public menace or accusation; arraignment.
  2. The act or an instance of denouncing, especially a public condemnation or censure.
  3. The reporting of a person to the authorities for possible criminal prosecution.
The act, or an expression, of criticism, censure or condemnation; reprimand
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The act of reprobating
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  1. The act of reprobating
  2. (Theol.) The state of being damned
  3. Disapproval; censure
A shallow, wide, open container, usually of metal and without a lid, used for holding liquids, cooking, and other domestic purposes.
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  1. A shallow, wide, open container, usually of metal and without a lid, used for holding liquids, cooking, and other domestic purposes.
  2. A vessel similar in form to a pan, especially:
  3. (Informal) Severe criticism, especially a negative review:
A pounding or clanking noise made by an engine, often as a result of faulty fuel combustion.
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  1. A pounding or clanking noise made by an engine, often as a result of faulty fuel combustion.
  2. (Slang) A cutting, often petty criticism.
  3. (Informal) An adverse criticism
Find another word for blame. In this page you can discover 106 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for blame, like: obloquy, reflection, disapproval, condemnation, reprehension, castigation, remonstrance, denunciation, reprobation, disparagement and depreciation.