decrial

[ dih-krahy-uhl ]

noun
  1. the act of decrying; noisy censure.

Origin of decrial

1
First recorded in 1705–15; decry + -al2

Words Nearby decrial

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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