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To accuse of and blame for a fault so as to make feel ashamed; rebuke; reprove
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  1. To accuse of and blame for a fault so as to make feel ashamed; rebuke; reprove
  2. To express disapproval of, criticism of, or disappointment in (someone).
  3. To disgrace, or bring shame upon someone.
To find fault with angrily; rebuke or chide severely
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  1. To find fault with angrily; rebuke or chide severely
  2. To reprimand or criticize harshly and usually angrily.
  3. To use abusive language habitually
To rebuke or criticize harshly or angrily; berate.
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  1. To rebuke or criticize harshly or angrily; berate.
  2. To speak abusively to or about; berate; revile
  3. To use harshly critical or irate language; rail.
To adjudge someone guilty of a crime or to impose sentence, especially a severe penalty such as death or life imprisonment.
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  1. To adjudge someone guilty of a crime or to impose sentence, especially a severe penalty such as death or life imprisonment.
  2. To judge or declare to be unfit for use or consumption, usually by official order:
  3. To expropriate private property, usually land, for public use. See also appropriation and eminent domain.
To inform against (someone); accuse publicly.
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  1. To inform against (someone); accuse publicly.
  2. (Obs.) To announce, esp. in a menacing way
  3. To give formal notice of the ending of (a treaty, armistice, etc.)
To deliver a lecture to (a class or audience).
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  1. To deliver a lecture to (a class or audience).
  2. To give a lecture or lectures
  3. To admonish or reprove earnestly, often at length:
To express disapproval.
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  1. To express disapproval.
  2. To scold mildly so as to correct or improve; reprimand:
  3. To scold; now, usually, to reprove mildly
To reprove; censure.
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  1. To reprove; censure.
  2. To find fault with (something done); censure
  3. To reprimand or rebuke (a person)
To inform or remind, by way of a warning
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  1. To inform or remind, by way of a warning
  2. To remind (someone) of something forgotten or disregarded, as an obligation or a responsibility.
  3. To counsel (another) against something to be avoided or warn (that something is dangerous):
To accuse in return.
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  1. To accuse in return.
  2. To counter one accusation with another.
  3. To answer an accuser by accusing that person in return; reply with a countercharge
To speak to in disapproval; rebuke
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  1. To speak to in disapproval; rebuke
  2. To express disapproval of (something done or said); censure
  3. To express disapproval to (someone); criticize:
To rebuke severely or formally
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  1. To rebuke severely or formally
  2. To reprove (someone) severely, especially in a formal or official way.
To punish or rebuke severely.
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  1. To punish or rebuke severely.
  2. To punish or rebuke severely, esp. by harsh public criticism
(Informal) To scold or reprove harshly; reprimand
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  1. (Informal) To scold or reprove harshly; reprimand
To scold or condemn sharply
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  1. To scold or condemn sharply
  2. To punish, as for wrongdoing.
  3. To punish, esp. by beating
(Obsolete) To check or repress.
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  1. (Obsolete) To check or repress.
  2. To blame or scold in a sharp way; reprimand
  3. To express sharp criticism regarding (an act, for example):
To assail with scornful or abusive language; vituperate.
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  1. To assail with scornful or abusive language; vituperate.
  2. To use abusive or contemptuous language in speaking to or about; call bad names
To speak to or communicate with (someone) in order to point out a mistake or error.
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  1. To speak to or communicate with (someone) in order to point out a mistake or error.
  2. To adjust so as to meet a required standard or condition:
  3. To indicate or mark the errors in:
To censure strongly; denounce:
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  1. To censure strongly; denounce:
  2. To tear, scrape, or wear off the skin.
  3. To criticize (something) harshly:
To rob; pillage
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  1. To rob; pillage
  2. To criticize or scold mercilessly
  3. To strip off the skin or hide of, as by whipping
To comb (flax or hemp) with a hatchel.
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  1. To comb (flax or hemp) with a hatchel.
  2. To annoy or harass (a speaker) by interrupting with questions or taunts
  3. To try to embarrass and annoy (someone speaking or performing in public) by questions, gibes, or objections; badger.
To show dislike or disapproval of by hissing
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  1. To show dislike or disapproval of by hissing
  2. To make a sound like that of a prolonged s, as of a goose or snake when provoked or alarmed, or of escaping steam, air, etc.
  3. To say or indicate by hissing
To condemn to an undesirable fate; destine:
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  1. To condemn to an undesirable fate; destine:
  2. To swear or curse; say “damn,” etc.
  3. To bring about the failure of; ruin:
To mock or scoff at; show scorn or contempt for
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  1. To mock or scoff at; show scorn or contempt for
  2. To express contempt for the rules by word or action.
  3. To ignore or disregard (a rule or convention, for example) in an open or defiant way:
To feel and express disapproval of; plead against
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  1. To feel and express disapproval of; plead against
  2. (Computers) To mark (a component of a software standard) as obsolete to warn against its use in the future so that it may be phased out.
  3. (Archaic) To try to avert by prayer
To speak slightingly of; show disrespect for; belittle
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  1. To speak slightingly of; show disrespect for; belittle
  2. To speak of in a slighting or disrespectful way.
  3. To dishonor by a comparison with what is inferior; to lower in rank or estimation by actions or words; to speak slightingly of; to depreciate; to undervalue.
To spread false or damaging charges against; slander
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  1. To spread false or damaging charges against; slander
  2. To sprinkle, especially with holy water.
  3. To spread false or damaging accusations or insinuations against (someone).
To express disapproval of; censure.
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  1. To express disapproval of; censure.
  2. To notice with disapprobation or some degree of censure; to disparage, to criticize.
  3. To speak of with disapproval or disparagement; censure
To express strong disapproval of
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  1. To express strong disapproval of
  2. To express strong disapproval of or criticize severely, especially in an official capacity:
(Theol.) To damn
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  1. (Theol.) To damn
  2. To reject
  3. To abandon to eternal damnation. Used of God.
(Obs.) To attack physically
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  1. (Obs.) To attack physically
  2. To attack as false or questionable; challenge in argument:
  3. To attack by argument or criticism; oppose or challenge as false or questionable
To accuse of being at fault; condemn (for something); censure
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  1. To accuse of being at fault; condemn (for something); censure
  2. To place responsibility for (something):
  3. To find fault with; criticize:
To have or express disapproval (of)
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  1. To have or express disapproval (of)
  2. To refuse to approve; reject
  3. To have or express an unfavorable opinion of; consider (something) wrong; condemn
To bring before a law court to hear and answer charges
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  1. To bring before a law court to hear and answer charges
  2. To call to account, or accuse, before the bar of reason, taste, or any other tribunal.
  3. (Law) To call (an accused person) before a criminal court to hear and answer the charge made against him or her.
To oppose with argument; criticize adversely; call in question
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  1. To oppose with argument; criticize adversely; call in question
To attack with arguments, questions, doubts, etc.
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  1. To attack with arguments, questions, doubts, etc.
  2. To have a forceful effect on
  3. To begin working on (a task, problem, etc.) with vigor and determination
To raise arguments against; voice opposition to.
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  1. To raise arguments against; voice opposition to.
  2. To argue about; debate; discuss
  3. To argue or reason against; contradict; deny; dispute
(Idiomatic) to prove something to be false; to refute
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  1. (Idiomatic) to prove something to be false; to refute
To say in protest; object:
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  1. To say in protest; object:
  2. To reason earnestly with someone in an effort to dissuade or correct; remonstrate.
  3. To reason with a person earnestly, objecting to that person's actions or intentions; remonstrate (with)
To feel loathing for; abhor.
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  1. To feel loathing for; abhor.
  2. To speak abusively or contemptuously of; denounce scathingly
  3. To call down evil upon; curse
To bring formal charges against (a public official) for wrongdoing while in office.
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  1. To bring formal charges against (a public official) for wrongdoing while in office.
  2. To raise doubts about; discredit or disparage:
  3. To challenge or discredit (a person's honor, reputation, etc.)
To characterize or mark as disgraceful
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  1. To characterize or mark as disgraceful
  2. To cause stigmata to appear on.
  3. To characterize or brand as disgraceful or ignominious.
To market (products) by means of branding
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  1. To market (products) by means of branding
  2. To provide with or publicize using a brand name or other readily recognized identifier:
  3. To mark with or as with a brand
To make maliciously or knowingly false statements about.
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  1. To make maliciously or knowingly false statements about.
  2. To spread false and harmful statements about; slander
To pull or drag (a comb or one's fingers, for example) over or through something, such as one's hair.
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  1. To pull or drag (a comb or one's fingers, for example) over or through something, such as one's hair.
  2. To use a rake.
  3. (--- Informal) To gain in abundance. Often used with in :
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  1. To blame for ills.
  2. To depreciate (currency, for example) by official proclamation or by rumor.
  3. To express disapproval of (a person); denounce:
To remind (someone) of something forgotten or disregarded, as an obligation or a responsibility.
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  1. To remind (someone) of something forgotten or disregarded, as an obligation or a responsibility.
  2. To counsel (another) against something to be avoided or warn (that something is dangerous):
  3. To caution against specific faults; warn
To punish or rebuke severely.
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  1. To punish or rebuke severely.
  2. To punish or rebuke severely, esp. by harsh public criticism
To scold or condemn sharply
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  1. To scold or condemn sharply
  2. To punish, as for wrongdoing.
  3. To punish, esp. by beating
To express disapproval.
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  1. To express disapproval.
  2. To scold mildly so as to correct or improve; reprimand:
  3. To scold; now, usually, to reprove mildly
To perform rap music.
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  1. To perform rap music.
  2. To perform rap or a rap
  3. To utter sharply:
(Obs.) To force back
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  1. (Obs.) To force back
  2. (Obsolete) To check or repress.
  3. To express sharp criticism regarding (an act, for example):
To rebuke severely or formally
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  1. To rebuke severely or formally
  2. To reprove (someone) severely, especially in a formal or official way.
To accuse of and blame for a fault so as to make feel ashamed; rebuke; reprove
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  1. To accuse of and blame for a fault so as to make feel ashamed; rebuke; reprove
  2. To express disapproval of, criticism of, or disappointment in (someone).
  3. (Rare) To bring shame and disgrace upon; be a cause of discredit to
To speak to in disapproval; rebuke
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  1. To speak to in disapproval; rebuke
  2. To express disapproval of (something done or said); censure
  3. To express disapproval to (someone); criticize:
To reprimand or criticize harshly and usually angrily.
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  1. To reprimand or criticize harshly and usually angrily.
  2. To find fault with angrily; rebuke or chide severely
  3. To use abusive language habitually
To place a tax on (income, property, or goods).
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  1. To place a tax on (income, property, or goods).
  2. To require to pay a percentage of income, property value, etc. for the support of a government
  3. To assess a tax on (income, property, purchases, etc.)
(Idiomatic) To deliver a loud, hard scolding or lecture; to reprimand.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To deliver a loud, hard scolding or lecture; to reprimand.
  2. (Idiomatic) To have a serious argument accompanied with shouting.
To scold sharply; berate:
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  1. To scold sharply; berate:
  2. To scold, reprimand or criticize harshly.
  3. (Dated) To give a thrashing to; to beat severely.
(Idiomatic, US) To lecture, scold, reprimand, or rebuke.
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