HyperDic: objurgate

English > 2 senses of the word objurgate:
VERBcommunicationobjurgate, condemn, reprobate, decry, excoriateexpress strong disapproval of
communicationobjurgate, chastise, castigate, chasten, correctcensure severely
English > objurgate: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningExpress strong disapproval of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymscondemn, reprobate, decry, excoriate
BroaderdenounceSpeak out against
Spanishcensurar, condenar
Catalancensurar, condemnar
English > objurgate: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningcensure severely.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymschastise, castigate, chasten, correct
Narrowerflamecriticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium
Broadercall on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambastcensure severely or angrily
Spanishcastigar, corregir, criticar, increpar, rectificar, reñir, reprender
Catalancastigar, increpar, punir
Nounsobjurgationrebuking a person harshly

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