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to reprimand loudly or harshly

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He still berates the audience of course, but with an excuse - his Meniere's disease condition is exacerbated by flashing lights, so camera phones are kryptonite - and he's quick to soften the blow by following the rant with "I love you though".
Some berate the residents of James Turner Street, Winson Green, for their lifestyles.
Power companies berate them for scaring the public, and the public berates them for not being able to say for sure whether a high-current electrical wire running across the backyard might induce leukemia.
How many of those wholehearted conservationists who berate the past generation for its short-sightedness in the use of natural resources have stopped to ask themselves for what new evils the next generation will berate us?
It is very troubling that a small group of protestors - which has the backing of the ACLU - is focused on trying to disrupt and berate these families.
If the Scotland boss had said "He reminds me of a young Franco Baresi, only more handsome", you'd be entitled to berate him for ripping Kirk.
However, the pair both have reservations and seek advice from Sheldon, who is busy learning Chinese so that he can berate the restaurateur who has been giving him orange chicken instead of his preferred tangerine variety.
as the most logical instrument for peaceful settlement of Third World crises in a chaotic post-cold War world, the Clinton administration has chosen to berate the organization as unwise (in Somalia), cowardly (in Bosnia), and inept (in its bureaucracy).
Back on April 13, 1992, Beckwith - identifying himself only as "Dave" - called a San Antonio radio talk-show to viciously berate Kimberlin, who was being interviewed on-air from prison.
Granting for the sake of argument that she may have unwittingly interfered in an ongoing operation, is it justified for PDEA agents to berate and humiliate her in public?
But conceited Campbell can berate people and get off lightly.
She also began to publicly berate him for the "poor job" he was doing as general manager.
Sorcery for Survival: When quick thinking, fast-action, and hand-to-hand combat just aren't enough to berate the belligerent bad guys, you can call upon your magical abilities to foil the powers that be.
Yasin Hassan Omar would berate Muslim shopkeepers for selling alcohol, showed locals a picture of the devil and allegedly vowed jihad.