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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

This question is too basic; it can be definitively and permanently answered by a single link to a standard internet reference source designed specifically to find that type of information.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

Welcome to English Language and Usage! Your question has been closed because the answer to your question can be easily found by consulting free online resources—in this case, a thesaurus. If you do not know which resource to consult, please see our list of community-recommended resources. – waiwai933 Nov 14 '11 at 6:19
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 (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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