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  • 121revile — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. abuse, vilify, malign, asperse, calumniate, deride. See contempt, detraction. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. abuse, berate, vilify, vituperate; see censure , denounce , scold , slander . See Synonym Study …

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  • 122shrew — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. termagant, scold, virago, vixen, fishwife, henpecker, beldame. See evildoer, female. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. vixen, virago, termagant, spitfire, she devil, scold, porcupine, dragon, fury, fire eater,… …

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  • 123virago — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. termagant, vixen, shrew, maenad, hellcat. See irascibility. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. scold, vixen, ogress; see hag , shrew . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. shrew, nag, scold, witch, *battle ax,… …

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  • 124vixen — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. harridan, shrew, witch, scold, virago, harpy. See female, evildoer. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. shrew, witch, *battle ax, virago, fishwife, scold, hellcat, spitfire. III (Roget s Thesaurus II)… …

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  • 125admonish — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To reprimand] Syn. reprove, chide, rebuke; see scold . 2. [To exhort] Syn. advise, counsel, caution; see advise 1 , warn . See Synonym Study at advise . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) v. [ad MON ish] to… …

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  • 126call down — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To entreat] Syn. invoke, supplicate, request; see appeal 1 , beg 1 , summon . 2. [*To scold sharply] Syn. rebuke, chide, admonish; see censure , scold . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To criticize for a fault or an offense:… …

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  • 127chasten — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To punish] Syn. humble, humiliate, subdue, chastise, castigate, afflict, discipline, restrain, reprove, berate, take to task, upbraid, chide, rap on the knuckles, reproach, reprehend, admonish, rebuke, fulminate against,… …

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  • 128dress down — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. rebuke, scold, reprimand; see censure , scold . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To criticize for a fault or an offense: admonish, call down, castigate, chastise, chide, rap1, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprove, scold,… …

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  • 129chide — I. v. a. Rebuke, reprimand, censure, reprove, blame, upbraid, admonish, scold, scold at. II. v. n. Scold, clamor, fret, fume, chafe …

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  • 130στοβῶ — στοβάζω scold fut ind act 1st sg (attic epic ionic) στοβέω scold pres subj act 1st sg (attic epic doric) στοβέω scold pres ind act 1st sg (attic epic doric) …

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  • 131bhrēi-, bhrī̆- —     bhrēi , bhrī̆     English meaning: to pierce, cut with smth. sharp     Deutsche Übersetzung: “with scharfem Werkzeug schneiden, etc”     Note: extension from bher .     Material: O.Ind. bhrīṇ a nti “be hurt” (Pf. bibhrüya Dhütup.), Av.… …

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  • 132call on the carpet — verb censure severely or angrily The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger s car The deputy ragged the Prime Minister The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup • Syn: ↑take to task, ↑rebuke, ↑rag, ↑trounce, ↑ …

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  • 133chew out — verb censure severely or angrily The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger s car The deputy ragged the Prime Minister The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup • Syn: ↑call on the carpet, ↑take to task, ↑rebuke, ↑ …

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  • 134chew up — verb censure severely or angrily The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger s car The deputy ragged the Prime Minister The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup • Syn: ↑call on the carpet, ↑take to task, ↑rebuke, ↑ …

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  • 135dress down — verb 1. censure severely or angrily The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger s car The deputy ragged the Prime Minister The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup • Syn: ↑call on the carpet, ↑take to task, ↑rebuke, ↑ …

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  • 136have words — verb censure severely or angrily The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger s car The deputy ragged the Prime Minister The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup • Syn: ↑call on the carpet, ↑take to task, ↑rebuke, ↑ …

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  • 137lambast — verb 1. censure severely or angrily The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger s car The deputy ragged the Prime Minister The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup • Syn: ↑call on the carpet, ↑take to task, ↑rebuke, ↑ …

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  • 138take to task — verb censure severely or angrily The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger s car The deputy ragged the Prime Minister The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup • Syn: ↑call on the carpet, ↑rebuke, ↑rag, ↑trou …

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  • 139tongue-lash — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ verb Etymology: back formation from tongue lashing : chide, reprove Synonyms: see scold * * * tongue lashing, n. /tung lash /, v.t., v.i. to s …

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  • 140Chide — (ch[imac]d), v. t. [imp. {Chid} (ch[i^]d), or {Chode} (ch[imac]d Obs.); p. p. {Chidden}, {Chid}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Chiding}.] [AS. c[=i]dan; of unknown origin.] 1. To rebuke; to reprove; to scold; to find fault with. [1913 Webster] Upbraided, chid …

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