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lecturing, lecture
n. teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)
talking to, speech, lecture
n. a lengthy rebuke; "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to"
public lecture, talk, lecture
n. a speech that is open to the public; "he attended a lecture on telecommunications"
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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"
talk, lecture
v. deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"
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animadversion, censure
n. harsh criticism or disapproval
commentary, comment
n. a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material; "he wrote an extended comment on the proposal"
speech, address
n. the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"
ranting, rant, harangue
n. a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
ranting, rant, harangue
n. a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
criminate, censure, reprimand
v. rebuke formally
reprove, admonish
v. take to task; "He admonished the child for his bad behavior"
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"
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"
admonish, caution, monish
v. warn strongly; put on guard
call, address
v. greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name; "He always addresses me with `Sir'"; "Call me Mister"; "She calls him by first name"
flesh out, exposit, lucubrate, dilate, expound, expand, enlarge, expatiate, elaborate
v. add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"
speak, talk
v. exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"
talk, speak
v. use language; "the baby talks already"; "the prisoner won't speak"; "they speak a strange dialect"
discourse, converse
v. carry on a conversation
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/
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praise
v. express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance"
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