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objurgate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of objurgate

  1. to express public or formal disapproval of <even used his last will and testament as a final opportunity to objurgate his prodigal son> Synonyms condemn, denounce, censure, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reproveRelated Words admonish, chastise; castigate, punish; bawl out, berate, chew out, cut up, dress down, flay, gibbet, jaw, keelhaul, lambaste (or lambast), lecture, rag, rail (at or against), rate, scold, score, tell off, upbraid; belittle, criticize, deprecate, depreciate, disparageNear Antonyms acclaim, applause, hail, honor; eulogize, laud, praise; approve, bless, sanctionAntonyms cite, commend, endorse (also indorse)


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