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What would be the perfect antonym for extol?

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closed as general reference by waiwai933 Nov 14 '11 at 6:19

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Thanks for pointing out that list of resources. I'll try not to ask such direct questions in the future :) –  Vicky Chijwani Nov 14 '11 at 9:25

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Decry.

Verb
decry (third-person singular simple present decries, present participle decrying, simple past and past participle decried)
1. (transitive) To denounce as harmful.
2. (transitive) To blame for ills.

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