express strong disapproval of; disparage; denounce
There is no doubt that the opposition and millions of citizens will decry the government's backtracking on this election promise.
censure, decry, denounce, deplore, deprecate, impugn, lambaste, reproach, upbraid
extol, laud, lionize
deep + cry. focus on the CRY PART. a girl CRYING to express her disapproval of getting married now. De+ cry= kids cry when they want to show disapproval.