decry

Scorn vs Decry - What's the difference?

scorn | decry |


In lang=en terms the difference between scorn and decry

is that scorn is to refuse to do something, as beneath oneself while decry is to blame for ills.

As verbs the difference between scorn and decry

is that scorn is to feel or display contempt or disdain for something or somebody; to despise while decry is to denounce as harmful.

As a noun scorn

is (uncountable) contempt or disdain.

Scold vs Decry - What's the difference?

scold | decry |


As verbs the difference between scold and decry

is that scold is to rebuke while decry is to denounce as harmful.

As a noun scold

is (obsolete) a person fond of abusive language, in particular a troublesome and angry woman.

Decry vs Exalt - What's the difference?

decry | exalt |


In lang=en terms the difference between decry and exalt

is that decry is to blame for ills while exalt is to honor; to hold in high esteem.

As verbs the difference between decry and exalt

is that decry is to denounce as harmful while exalt is to honor; to hold in high esteem.

Decry vs Distribute - What's the difference?

decry | distribute |


As verbs the difference between decry and distribute

is that decry is to denounce as harmful while distribute is (senseid)to divide into portions and dispense.

Decry vs Commend - What's the difference?

decry | commend |


As verbs the difference between decry and commend

is that decry is to denounce as harmful while commend is to congratulate or reward.

As a noun commend is

(obsolete) commendation; praise.

Decry vs Denigrate - What's the difference?

decry | denigrate |


In lang=en terms the difference between decry and denigrate

is that decry is to blame for ills while denigrate is to treat as worthless; belittle, degrade or disparage.

As verbs the difference between decry and denigrate

is that decry is to denounce as harmful while denigrate is to criticise so as to besmirch; traduce, disparage or defame.

Decry vs Demur - What's the difference?

decry | demur |


In lang=en terms the difference between decry and demur

is that decry is to blame for ills while demur is to scruple or object; to take exception; to oppose; to balk.

As verbs the difference between decry and demur

is that decry is to denounce as harmful while demur is (obsolete) to linger; to stay; to tarry.

As a noun demur is

stop; pause; hesitation as to proceeding; suspense of decision or action; scruple.

Decry vs Reprimand - What's the difference?

decry | reprimand |


As verbs the difference between decry and reprimand

is that decry is to denounce as harmful while reprimand is to reprove in a formal or official way.

As a noun reprimand is

a severe, formal or official reproof; reprehension, rebuke, private or public.

Protest vs Decry - What's the difference?

protest | decry |


As a noun protest

is protest.

As a verb decry is

to denounce as harmful.

Decry vs Demean - What's the difference?

decry | demean |


As verbs the difference between decry and demean

is that decry is to denounce as harmful while demean is to debase; to lower; to degrade or demean can be to manage; to conduct; to treat.

As a noun demean is

(archaic) management; treatment or demean can be demesne.

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