Synonyms and Antonyms of reads the riot act (to)
- The officer read the riot act to her for speeding in a school zone.
abuses, assails, attacks, bad-mouths, blames, blasts, censures, condemns, criticizes, crucifies, denounces, disses [slang], excoriates, faults, harangues, knocks, laces (into), lashes, pans, reprehends, reviles, scourges, slams, vituperates
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