Definitions

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  • n. One who, or that which, denounces.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who denounces, or declares, as a menace.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who denounces; one who threatens or menaces.
  • n. One who endeavors to obtain possession of or right to a mine or other land by denouncement.

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Examples

  • And all the worse for the doomed man, that the denouncer was a well-known citizen, his own attached friend, the father of his wife.

    A Tale of Two Cities

  • He is best known as a denouncer of left-wing student activists in the 1970s, though he repeatedly denied any role in the slaughter of student protesters on Oct. 6, 1976, when a clash with security forces killed at least 46 people and wounded hundreds.

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  • It had been his intention, in reviewing what he considered to be the necessary proprieties of clerical life, in laying out his own future mode of living, to assume no peculiar sacerdotal strictness; he would not be known as a denouncer of dancing or of card-tables, of theatres or of novel-reading; he would take the world around him, as he found it, endeavouring by precept and practice to lend a hand to the gradual amelioration which Christianity is producing; but he would attempt no sudden or majestic reforms.

    Framley Parsonage

  • It had been his intention, in reviewing what he considered to be the necessary proprieties of clerical life, in laying out his own future mode of living, to assume no peculiar sacerdotal strictness; he would not be known as a denouncer of dancing or of card-tables, of theatres or of novel-reading; he would take the world around him as he found it, endeavouring by precept and practice to lend a hand to the gradual amelioration which

    Framley Parsonage

  • Prince Andronikov, associate of Rasputin; (Lenine's "My friend, the Prince"); Orlov, police agent and "denouncer" and secretary of the infamous Protopopov; Postnikov, convicted and imprisoned as a German spy in 1910; Lepinsky, formerly in the

    Bolshevism The Enemy of Political and Industrial Democracy

  • Do you think Markov's denouncer should have remained silent about the partisan's presence?

    City of Thieves by David Benioff: Questions

  • Though Canada hasn 't disclosed the reasons behind the move and says the door remains open to BHP, the decision was particularly surprising since Canada has been a vociferous denouncer of protectionism, castigating the U.S. this year over its Buy America' 'provisions and cobbling together free-trade agreements from Colombia to Jordan.

    BHP Rebuff Is Latest in Protectionist Wave

  • Catholic Theresa Deisher named her biomedical company after the Virgin Mary (AVM for Ave Maria); Baptist James Sherley (famous for throwing a hunger strike and crying racism when his tenure at MIT was denied) is a vehement denouncer of women's reproductive freedoms, calling abortion a "social disease".

    Don C. Reed: Joan of Arc, and the Trial of Stem Cell Research

  • And I say to those that close their eyes to the evil, and to the denouncer of evil, and who would persecute the denouncer of evil, that we will not give up the struggle.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • It only ended when the chief denouncer went too far and was himself denounced by the assembly.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Was Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Born Jewish?

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