Objurgated
Objurgate Ob*jur"gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Objurgated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Objurgating}.] [L. objurgatus, p. p. of objurgare to chide; ob (see {Ob-}) + jurgare to quarrel, scold, fr. jus right, court. See {Jury}.] To chide; to reprove. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • objurgated — ob·jur·gate || É‘bdÊ’É™rgeɪt / É’bdÊ’É™geɪt v. reprimand; reproach, rebuke …   English contemporary dictionary

  • execrate — execrate, curse, damn, anathematize, objurgate are comparable when meaning to denounce violently and indignantly. Execrate implies intense loathing or hatred and, usually, a fury of passion {they execrate . . . their lot Cowper} {execrated the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Objurgate — Ob*jur gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Objurgated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Objurgating}.] [L. objurgatus, p. p. of objurgare to chide; ob (see {Ob }) + jurgare to quarrel, scold, fr. jus right, court. See {Jury}.] To chide; to reprove. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Objurgating — Objurgate Ob*jur gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Objurgated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Objurgating}.] [L. objurgatus, p. p. of objurgare to chide; ob (see {Ob }) + jurgare to quarrel, scold, fr. jus right, court. See {Jury}.] To chide; to reprove. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Assault on Reason — Infobox Book name = The Assault on Reason title orig = translator = image caption = author = Al Gore illustrator = cover artist = country = language = English series = subject = genre = publisher = Penguin Press release date = May 22 2007 media… …   Wikipedia

  • objurgate — objurgation, n. objurgator, n. objurgatorily /euhb jerr geuh tawr euh lee, tohr /, objurgatively, adv. objurgatory, objurgative, adj. /ob jeuhr gayt , euhb jerr gayt/, v.t., objurgated, objurgating. to reproach or denounce vehemently; upbraid… …   Universalium

  • objurgate — /ˈɒbdʒəgeɪt/ (say objuhgayt) verb (t) (objurgated, objurgating) to reproach vehemently; upbraid violently; berate. {Latin objurgātus, past participle} –objurgation /ɒbdʒəˈgeɪʃən/ (say objuh gayshuhn), noun –objurgatory /ɒbˈdʒɜgətəri/ (say ob… …   Australian English dictionary

  • objurgate — [äb′jər gāt΄, əb jʉr′gāt΄] vt. objurgated, objurgating [< L objurgatus, pp. of objurgare, to rebuke, chastise < ob (see OB ) + jurgare, to chide, orig., to sue at law < jus (gen. juris: see JURY1) + agere, to do, ACT1] to chide… …   English World dictionary

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