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decrial

[ dih-krahy-uhl ]
/ dɪˈkraɪ əl /
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noun
the act of decrying; noisy censure.
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Origin of decrial

First recorded in 1705–15; decry + -al2
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How to use decrial in a sentence

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

    The Raven|Edgar Allan Poe
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