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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"
remonstrate
v. argue in protest or opposition
point out, remonstrate
v. present and urge reasons in opposition

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criminate, censure, reprimand
v. rebuke formally
reprove, admonish
v. take to task; "He admonished the child for his bad behavior"
castigate
v. inflict severe punishment on
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/

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

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