denounce (v.) Old form(s): Denounc'd
declare, proclaim, announce
AC III.vii.5[Cleopatra to Enobarbus, of the war] Is't not denounced against us?
KJ III.i.319[Cardinal Pandulph to all, of King Philip] I will denounce a curse upon his head
KJ III.iv.159[Cardinal Pandulph to Lewis the Dauphin, of natural phenomena] Plainly denouncing vengeance upon John
R3 I.iii.179[Richard to Queen Margaret, of his father] His curses then, from bitterness of soul / Denounced against thee, are all fallen upon thee
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