Applaud and Denounce


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Applaud verb – To declare enthusiastic approval of.
Denounce is an antonym for applaud in clap for topic.
Antonyms for Applaud


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Denounce verb – To declare to be morally wrong or evil.
Usage example: the church council denounced the bishop's teachings, officially declaring them to be heresy

Applaud is an antonym for denounce in condemn topic.
Nearby Words: denouncing, denouncement
Antonyms for Denounce
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Common collocations

baby applaud baby denounce baby
story applaud story denounce story
film applaud film denounce film
dishonesty applaud dishonesty denounce dishonesty
Other nouns: anyone, batman.

Both words in one sentence

  • It's also a major source of Hypocritical Fandom, as the people who denounce displays of American culture or patriotism will applaud and support similar displays from other countries.
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Antonyms for applaud
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Antonyms for denounce
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