berating


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Synonyms for berating

a severe rebuke

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An angry onlooker barged past attendants into the mayor's parlour and started berating Cllr Mainey.
He is berating himself for not doing anything about his father's murder when his soliloquy is interrupted by his virginal female foil, the dutiful daughter and future suicide.
This is because there is more text than the page can cope with, I spend a lot of time berating print designers who regularly have serious problems making the jump across to screen design.
Shouldn't I be berating this shallow, idle thing with Malvolian contempt, backhanding it high-handedly from some mordant critical perch?
But many times I have seen Cardiff City fans berating our brothers, the Jacks of Swansea City.
So come on pensioners - when you are berating the Government for being selfish, take a look at your own families.
FOR years I have been berating my Mum because, when she boils vegetables, she boils the living daylights out of them.
The idealistic boys and girls who dot the public stage and who inevitably dominate the media by striking moral poses will never tire of berating this state of nature.
We pair up members from different cliques whenever possible -- and we never entertain a discussion in which one clique is berating another.
I've become a bird evangelist in the office, berating other staff members to worship at the feeder.
WBC launched a national effort to disrupt military funerals by berating the families of military men and women who have died in combat.
Mulhearn would rob us of self respect, I remember him only too well at the Labour Party Conference berating Neil Kinnock.
ISLAMABAD, June 08, 2011 (Balochistan Times ): Opposition and coalition allies belted out government over Budget of FY-2011-2012, berating incumbent executives for holding the hapless Parliament as hostage for three entire years.
ISLAMABAD, June 08, 2011 (Frontier Star): Opposition and coalition allies belted out government over Budget of FY-2011-2012, berating incumbent executives for holding the hapless Parliament as hostage for three entire years.
Imagine his chagrin then, when Elizabeth materializes out of nowhere and starts berating him for not using a coaster.