anathematize, animadvert, asperse, assail, assail with censure, assault, attack, be censorious, belittle, berate, besmear, besmirch, blackball, blacken, blacklist, brand, bring into discredit, bring to account, call to account, calumniate, cast a slur upon, cast aspersions, cast reflection upon, cast reproach upon, castigate, cavil, censure, challenge, chastise, chide, cite, comminate, condemn openly, contemn, criminate, criticize, criticize severely, cry down, cry out against, declaim against, decry, defame, deflate, degrade, denigrate, denunciate, deprecate, depreciate, derogate, destroy, detract, disapprove, discommend, discountenance, discredit, dishonor, disparage, dispraise, disvalue, dress down, excite disapprobation, exclaim against, excoriate, execrate, find fault with, frown upon, fulminate against, gibbet, impugn, inculpate, inveigh, lash, malign, ostracize, pass censure on, pillory, protest against, publicly accuse, put in a bad light, rebuke, recriminate, reflect upon, remonstrate, reprehend, reprimand, reproach, reprobate, revile, scold, slur, smear, speak ill of, stigmatize, take exception to, take to task, traduce, upbraid, vilify, vilipend, vituperate
(inform against) verb
accuse, arraign, bear witness against, blame, bring accusation, bring charges, charge, complain against, divulge, hold accountable, hold responsible, impeach, implicate, impute, incriminate, inculpate, incur blame, indict, inform, inform on, involve, lay blame upon, lay charges against, lodge a complaint, make charges against, make formal accusation against, name, point at, publicly accuse, report against, turn informer
accuse, arraign, blame, cavil, censure, challenge, charge (accuse), cite (accuse), complain (charge), complain (criticize), condemn (blame), contemn, convict, decry, defame, demonstrate (protest), denigrate, deprecate, depreciate, disapprove (condemn), discommend, dishonor (deprive of honor), disoblige, except (object), expose, fault, impeach, implicate, impugn, incriminate, inform (betray), inveigh, involve (implicate), libel, malign, oppugn, pillory, protest, rebel, reprehend, reprimand, reproach, smear, sully
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
To publicly declare someone or something to be morally wrong or evil; to inform against someone, usually in order to allow the authorities to arrest that person.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.