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synonyms for damnatory

  • incriminating
  • fatal
  • ruinous
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How to use damnatory in a sentence

Facts which seemed small in themselves became large and black, and charged with damnatory significance in the lawyer's hands.
A LIFE SENTENCEADELINE SERGEANT
They had crept to place through the slime of the lower courts and their robes of office bore the damnatory evidence.
THE COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
One such opinion as Mr. Caird's outweighs a great deal of damnatory praise from ignorant journalists.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
The whole of the damnatory clause in the exhortation, from the word "unworthily" to "sundry kinds of death," is expunged.
LANDS OF THE SLAVE AND THE FREEHENRY A. MURRAY
Many examples might be cited; for the Satire, after the way of Satires, is almost entirely composed of damnatory clauses.
THE LOVE AFFAIRS OF LORD BYRONFRANCIS HENRY GRIBBLE
Of the particulars of the Solicitor-Generals conclusions respecting these damnatory marks on the wet grass there is no record.
THE REAL SHELLEY, VOL. II (OF 2)JOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON
The judgments could not but be damnatory, and their expression in journalistic phrase would disturb his mind with evil rancour.
NEW GRUB STREETGEORGE GISSING
On her way to the station she would leave the explanatory and damnatory letter for Helen Wood at the Island.
WANTED: A HUSBANDSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
He continued to hold the damnatory evidence within a foot of Monsieur Pettipon's staring incredulous eyes.
THE SIN OF MONSIEUR PETTIPONRICHARD CONNELL
He at once incriminated himself, and was soon induced to bring damnatory accusations against his friends.
THE LAST LOOKW.H.G. KINGSTON
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WORDS RELATED TO DAMNATORY

  • damnatory
  • fatal
  • incriminating
  • ruinous
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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