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  • n. A person who condemns or censures

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who condemns or censures.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who condemns.


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  • But when further pressed by the cleric about her moral leanings -- including a most curious view that "no one in Pakistan could look at images of her in the presence of their daughters" -- Malik came full force on her condemner, accusing him of being unchaste, immoral, and improper himself.

    Shirin Sadeghi: The Live Religious Inquisition of Pakistani Actress Veena Malik

  • The condemnation of fear-inducing interrogation in the name of torture is moral preening, because it costs the condemner absolutely nothing—it requires no moral courage whatever—and because it translates a political disagreement into a moralistic melodrama in which opponents are always immoral.

    The rich diversity of opinion from A to B

  • King, the condemner of internationally predatory capitalism, and the fiery denouncer of commercial promotion of selfishness, disinterest in the crimes of the nation, and apathy and the acceptance of their connection with inequality at home.

    Anti-war Alternate Media Again Allows 'Big Brother' to Handkerchief King Holiday

  • King, the condemner of U.S. genocidal foreign policy,

    Anti-war Alternate Media Again Allows 'Big Brother' to Handkerchief King Holiday

  • King, the condemner of monstrously life taking wars of occupation in the defenseless third world,

    Anti-war Alternate Media Again Allows 'Big Brother' to Handkerchief King Holiday

  • Benjie to leave the fish he had taken at Mount Sharon, making, at the same time, an apologetic countenance to my new friend, not being quite aware whether the compliment would be agreeable to such a condemner of field-sports.


  • Indeed, on a per capita basis, this condemner of earmarks is responsible for asking more for earmarked proposals on behalf of the folks of Alaska than any other candidate in any other state.

    Tony Campolo: A Race Full of Ironies

  • There probably was plenty of it, but only one condemner wrote.

    An American Idyll The Life of Carleton H. Parker

  • Daem, which I assumed to be the only civilization in the world, while great events unfolded around me, of which I was supposed to be the primary actor, was very disconcerting, though I find in retrospect that fate worked so mysteriously in my situation that it is quite puzzling to think about, meaning, of course, my relationship with the doom of humanity as preventer and provoker, as savior and condemner.

    The Revolutions of Time

  • Patterson and his defeated associates, "said the _Tribune_, in its issue of November 20," imply that no man who is recognised as a friend of Governor Seward and a condemner of the fugitive slave law must be run on our state ticket hereafter, or he will be beaten by the

    A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3


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