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have words, chew up, chew out, bawl out, call down, dress down, reproof, take to task, call on the carpet, lambast, lambaste, remonstrate, berate, chide, scold, jaw, reprimand, lecture, trounce, rag, rebuke
v. censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
lambast, lambaste, flog, cane
v. beat with a cane

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criminate, censure, reprimand
v. rebuke formally
reprove, admonish
v. take to task; "He admonished the child for his bad behavior"
upbraid, reproach
v. express criticism towards; "The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior"
talk, lecture
v. deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"
vituperate, rail, revile, vilify
v. spread negative information about; "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"
condemn
v. appropriate (property) for public use; "the county condemned the land to build a highway"
condemn
v. compel or force into a particular state or activity; "His devotion to his sick wife condemned him to a lonely existence"
harangue
v. deliver a harangue to; address forcefully
rabbit on, mouth off, rave, spout, jabber, rant
v. talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
explode
v. cause to burst as a result of air pressure; of stop consonants like /p/, /t/, and /k/
get the better of, defeat, overcome
v. win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"
rout out, expel, rout
v. cause to flee; "rout out the fighters from their caves"
lick, thrash, drub, clobber, bat, cream
v. beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!"
club
v. gather into a club-like mass; "club hair"
fustigate, cudgel
v. strike with a cudgel

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praise
v. express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance"

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