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riot act

noun

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an often public or formal expression of disapproval
  • at a specially called meeting, he read the riot act to his staff for their poor handling of the crisis

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The first known use of riot act was in 1784

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“Riot act.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/riot%20act. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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