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berates

verb
present tense third-person singular of berate

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to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings
  • there's no need to berate someone for making a mistake during the first day on the job

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“Berates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/berates. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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