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English verb: objurgate

1. objurgate (communication) express strong disapproval of


SamplesWe condemn the racism in South Africa.
These ideas were reprobated.


Synonymscondemn, decry, excoriate, reprobate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)denounce

2. objurgate (communication) censure severely


SamplesShe chastised him for his insensitive remarks.


Synonymscastigate, chasten, chastise, correct


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)bawl out, berate, call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, jaw, lambast, lambaste, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, scold, take to task, trounce


Narrower (hyponym)flame









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