I noun accusal, accusatio, accusation, anathema, aspersion, backbiting, blame, calumny, carping, castigation, censure, charge, chiding, commination, complaint, condemnation, contumely, coup de bee, criticism, damnation, decrial, defamation, delatio, delation, denigration, denouncement, deprecation, depreciation, derogation, detraction, diatribe, disapprobation, disapproval, discommendation, discountenance, disparagement, dispraise, excoriation, execration, expose, faultfinding, fulmination, incrimination, inculpation, indictment, informing against, invective, malediction, objurgation, obloquy, opprobrium, philippic, plaint, rebuke, recrimination, reprehension, reprimand, reproach, reprobation, reproof, revilement, severe censure, slur, smear, stigmatization, stricture, tirade, tongue-lashing, traducement, upbraiding, utter disapproval, vehement condemnation, vilification, vituperation II index allegation, aspersion, bad repute, blame (culpability), charge (accusation), complaint, condemnation (blame), contempt (disdain), contradiction, conviction (finding of guilt), count, criticism, diatribe, disapprobation, disapproval, discredit, disparagement, expletive, ignominy, impeachment, imprecation, inculpation, indictment, libel, malediction, notoriety, objection, objurgation, obloquy, onus (stigma), outcry, phillipic, profanity, proscription, reprimand, reproach, revilement, sanction (punishment), slander, stricture, vilification

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