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riot act

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  1. 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 Synonyms of riot act commination, condemnation, denunciation, excoriation, objurgation, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reproof, censure, strictureWords Related to riot act admonishment, admonition, castigation, chastisement, damnation, punishment, remonstrance; business, devil, dressing-down, lash, lecture, lesson, rap, scolding, talking-to, tongue-lashing; belittlement, criticism, deprecation, depreciation, disparagement, panNear Antonyms of riot act acclamation, honor, tribute; encomium, eulogy, panegyric, plaudit(s), praise; approval, blessing, sanctionAntonyms of riot act citation, commendation, endorsement (also indorsement)


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