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adjective as in damning

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Facts which seemed small in themselves became large and black, and charged with damnatory significance in the lawyer's hands.

They had crept to place through the slime of the lower courts and their robes of office bore the damnatory evidence.

One such opinion as Mr. Caird's outweighs a great deal of damnatory praise from ignorant journalists.

The whole of the damnatory clause in the exhortation, from the word "unworthily" to "sundry kinds of death," is expunged.

Many examples might be cited; for the Satire, after the way of Satires, is almost entirely composed of damnatory clauses.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to damnatory, such as: incriminating, fatal, and ruinous.

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