verb (used with object), decried, decrying.
to speak disparagingly of; denounce as faulty or worthless; express censure of:
She decried the lack of support for the arts in this country.
to condemn or depreciate by proclamation, as foreign or obsolete coins.
verb (transitive) -cries, -crying, -cried
to express open disapproval of; disparage
to depreciate by proclamation: to decry obsolete coinage
undecylenic acid [uhn-des-uh-len-ik, uhn-] /ˈʌn dɛs əˈlɛn ɪk, ˌʌn-/ Word Origin noun, Chemistry. 1. a light-colored liquid with a fruity odor, C 11 H 21 O 2 , soluble in alcohol and ether: used in perfumes, flavors, plastics, and medicine.
adjective 1. wholly committed to something, as to an ideal, political cause, or personal goal: a dedicated artist. 2. set apart or reserved for a specific use or purpose: We don’t need a computer but a dedicated word processor. 3. (of machine parts, electrical components, hardware, etc.) made or designed to interconnect exclusively with one […]
verb (used with object), deduced, deducing. 1. to derive as a conclusion from something known or assumed; infer: From the evidence the detective deduced that the gardener had done it. 2. to trace the derivation of; trace the course of: to deduce one’s lineage. verb (transitive) 1. (may take a clause as object) to reach […]
verb (used with object) 1. to take away, as from a sum or amount: Once you deduct your expenses, there is nothing left. verb (used without object) 2. detract; abate (usually followed by from): The rocky soil deducts from the value of his property. verb 1. (transitive) to take away or subtract (a number, quantity, […]