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 for condemn
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Condemn \Con*demn"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Condemned; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Condemning (? or ?).] [L. condemnare; con- + damnare
     to condemn: cf. F. condamner. See Damn.]
     1. To pronounce to be wrong; to disapprove of; to censure.
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              Condemn the fault, and not the actor of it!
              Why, every fault's condemned ere it be done. --Shak.
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              Wilt thou condemn him that is most just? --Job
                                                    xxxiv. 17.
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     2. To declare the guilt of; to make manifest the faults or
        unworthiness of; to convict of guilt.
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              The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment
              with this generation, and shall condemn it. --Matt.
                                                    xii. 42.
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     3. To pronounce a judicial sentence against; to sentence to
        punishment, suffering, or loss; to doom; -- with to before
        the penalty.
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              Driven out from bliss, condemned
              In this abhorred deep to utter woe.   --Milton.
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              To each his sufferings; all are men,
              Condemned alike to groan.             --Gray.
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              And they shall condemn him to death.  --Matt. xx.
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              The thief condemned, in law already dead. --Pope.
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              No flocks that range the valley free,
              To slaughter I condemn.               --Goldsmith.
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     4. To amerce or fine; -- with in before the penalty.
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              The king of Egypt . . . condemned the land in a
              hundred talents of silver.            --2 Cron.
                                                    xxxvi. 3.
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     5. To adjudge or pronounce to be unfit for use or service; to
        adjudge or pronounce to be forfeited; as, the ship and her
        cargo were condemned.
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     6. (Law) To doom to be taken for public use, under the right
        of eminent domain.
     Syn: To blame; censure; reprove; reproach; upbraid;
          reprobate; convict; doom; sentence; adjudge.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: express strong disapproval of; "We condemn the racism in
           South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated" [syn:
           condemn, reprobate, decry, objurgate, excoriate]
      2: declare or judge unfit for use or habitation; "The building
         was condemned by the inspector"
      3: compel or force into a particular state or activity; "His
         devotion to his sick wife condemned him to a lonely
      4: demonstrate the guilt of (someone); "Her strange behavior
         condemned her"
      5: pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law; "He was
         condemned to ten years in prison" [syn: sentence,
         condemn, doom]
      6: appropriate (property) for public use; "the county condemned
         the land to build a highway"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  114 Moby Thesaurus words for "condemn":
     accuse, act on, anathematize, anathemize, animadvert on, arraign,
     attaint, belittle, blacklist, blame, bring home to, bring to ruin,
     call to account, cast blame upon, cast reflection upon, censure,
     complain against, condemned, confound, consigned, consume, convict,
     criticize, cry down, cry out against, cry out on, cry shame upon,
     damn, damned, deal destruction, decimate, decree, decry, denounce,
     denunciate, deprecate, depreciate, depredate, desolate, despoil,
     destined, destroy, devastate, devour, disapprove, disparage,
     dissolve, doom, doomed, engorge, excommunicate, fated, find,
     find against, find for, find guilty, foreordained,
     fulminate against, gobble, gobble up, gut, gut with fire, havoc,
     impeach, impugn, incinerate, indict, inveigh against, knock,
     lay in ruins, lay waste, ordained, order, pass judgment,
     pass sentence, pass sentence on, penalize, pronounce,
     pronounce judgment, pronounce on, pronounce sentence, proscribe,
     rap, ravage, rebuke, reflect upon, report, reprehend, reprimand,
     reproach, reprobate, reprove, return a verdict, ruin, ruinate,
     rule, scold, sentence, shake up, shipwreck, skin, swallow up,
     throw into disorder, unleash destruction, unleash the hurricane,
     upbraid, upheave, utter a judgment, vandalize, vaporize, waste,
     wrack, wreak havoc, wreck

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