Part of speech:
(Archaic, intransitive) To utter upbraidings.
To rebuke or criticize harshly or angrily; berate.
To taunt is to tease, insult or antagonize someone by deliberately saying or doing something mean.
To cause stigmata to appear on.
To talk about disparagingly or insultingly.
To dishonor or disgrace
To scold is to criticize, chastise or rebuke someone for something.
To revile is to criticize in an abusive or hostile way, or to spread negative information about.
To reprove is to criticize or scold someone.
To reprove (someone) severely, especially in a formal or official way.
To violate the virginity or chastity of
To deprive of favor or good repute; treat with disfavor:
To damage in reputation; disgrace:
1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost:
To find fault (with something)
To adjudge someone guilty of a crime or to impose sentence, especially a severe penalty such as death or life imprisonment.
To punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc.); to restrain, moderate
To cause a blot (on something) by spilling a coloured substance.
To consider responsible for a misdeed, failure, or undesirable outcome:
To besmirch is to dirty or spoil something or to damage someone's reputation
To berate is to yell at or demean.
The definition of admonish means to let someone know that you are not happy with his or her actions or to scold a person.
To use improperly or excessively; misuse:
To beat soundly; thrash
To impose and collect a tax from (a person).
Rap is defined as to hit quickly and sharply, or to speak or chant lyrics to a song with a reoccurring beat.
To punish, esp. by beating
To punish or rebuke severely.
Verbal abuse of a person or thing; censure or vituperation, esp. when widespread or general
An instance of this; scornful insult
The definition of approve is to say you like something or you are alright with it happening.
To laud the glory of (God, etc.), as in song; glorify; extol
Due regard for something considered important or authoritative:
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