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Synonyms for animadvert

express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation

express blame or censure or make a harshly critical remark

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Thus "ordinary men" lead their lives beneath the ideal, in the low and impure squalor that the author never tires of animadverting upon in the Roman streets.
Astarita of the Universities of Naples and Delaware, at whose behest a lecture animadverting to both modeling and paleography was given at the Istituto di Studii Filosofici in 1992.
(A sample quotation: "Listening to Falwell speak, one gets a sense that something is right about America." In a curious twist, Falwell's liberal and leftist opponents are made to come off as fanatics, the preacher himself as moderate and enlightened; similarly, in D'Souza's recounting of the Scopes Trial of 1929, the secularists are portrayed as unsavory villains and the fundamentalists as victims.(3) Indeed, about the only time D'Souza bared his fangs at Williams was in animadverting to the Guatemalan.