Approve and Denounce


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Approve verb – To give official acceptance of as satisfactory.
Denounce is an antonym for approve in agree something is good topic.
Nearby Words: approval, approbation, approving, approvingly, approvement
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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

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

friendship approve friendship denounce friendship
violence approve violence denounce violence
idea approve idea denounce idea
act approve act denounce act
Other nouns: game, story, book, owner, plans, acts.
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