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 Webster]

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

  • 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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Objurgation — Ob jur*ga tion, n. [L. objurgatio: cf. F. objurgation.] The act of objurgating; reproof. [1913 Webster] While the good lady was bestowing this objurgation on Mr. Ben Allen. Dickens. [1913 Webster] With a strong objurgation of the elbow in his… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • blasphemous — *impious, profane, sacrilegious Analogous words: cursing, damning, execrating, anathematizing, objurgating (see EXECRATE): *irreligious, ungodly, godless Antonyms: reverent …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • contumelious — adj 1. insulting, excoriating, denouncing, reproaching, berating, objurgating, objurgative, lashing; abusive, harsh, coarse; degrading, debasing, humiliating, mortifying; calumnious, slanderous, defamatory, opprobrious; cruel, mean, brutal;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • deprecatory — adj 1. censuring, reproachful, op probious, impeaching, slating, inveighing, reproving, recriminating, reprehensive, reprobative, reprobating; denunciatory, denunciating, railing, cursing, condemnatory, maledictory, anathematizing; berating,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 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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