To cry down

to decry; to depreciate; to dispraise; to condemn.

See also: Cry

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The First to Cry Down Injustice makes important new contributions to the extant scholarship on prewar and wartime Japanese American and Jewish race relations.
If you want to cry down the phone for three hours, that's alright.
A quarter of those who call in sick put on a weak voice and 3 per cent even manage to cry down the phone.
I missed them so much I used to cry down the telephone.