denounce (someone) as (something)

denounce (someone) as (something)

To openly disparage someone as something. If you denounce the councilman as a liar, you better have evidence to support your claim.
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denounce someone as something

to criticize someone as something; to publicly call someone something bad. The mayor denounced her opponent as a crook. Anne was denounced as a cheater.
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