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To criticize, accuse or blame

criticize

verb

to say what you think is wrong or bad about something

blame

verb

to say or think that someone or something is responsible for an accident, problem, or bad situation

put down

to criticize someone, especially when other people are present, in a way that makes them feel stupid

reproach

verb

to criticize someone and feel disappointed with them for something they have done

reprimand

verb

to tell someone officially and in a serious way that something they have done is wrong

find fault with

to criticize someone or something, often after deliberately looking for mistakes

rebuke

verb

to tell someone that they have behaved badly. The usual word is tell off.

deride

verb

to criticize someone or something by suggesting that they are stupid, unimportant, or useless

remonstrate

verb

to argue with, complain to, or criticize someone about something

denigrate

verb

to criticize something in a way that shows you think it has no value at all

solutionism

the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology

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