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decrial

[dih-krahy-uh l]
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noun
  1. the act of decrying; noisy censure.

Origin of decrial

First recorded in 1705–15; decry + -al2
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Historical Examples

  • Griswold's decrial and slander turned the current in his favor.

    The Raven

    Edgar Allan Poe