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denunciatory

[ dih-nuhn-see-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, -shee- ]
/ dɪˈnʌn si əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, -ʃi- /
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adjective

characterized by or given to denunciation.

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Also de·nun·ci·a·tive [dih-nuhn-see-ey-tiv, -uh-tiv, -shee-] /dɪˈnʌn siˌeɪ tɪv, -ə tɪv, -ʃi-/

Origin of denunciatory

First recorded in 1720–30; denunciate + -ory1
de·nun·ci·a·tive·ly, adverbnon·de·nun·ci·a·tive, adjectivenon·de·nun·ci·a·to·ry, adjectiveun·de·nun·ci·a·to·ry, adjective
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