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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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His Fortune is no fairy, but an instrument of Divine Providence; in his preface to the reader he animadverts the 'childish and superfluous inventions, intermingled also with some sparks of prophane superstition' that he found in his source (Combe, sig.
KS also darkly animadverts on the absence of support from Farmer, Steevens, and Malone.
Satel animadverts with justified rage to the civil libertarians who defend the abstract right of schizophrenics to sleep in doorways, shout obscenities at passersby, and neglect themselves to death: psychosis being an alternative way of life, an exploration of inner space or a natural and dignified response to an oppressive society.
In this," Untermeyer animadverts, "he reminds the reader of his more illustrious forerunners, especially of one whose background is contiguous.
She was more concerned with social gossip and even the weather; she animadverts on such matters as the obstruction created by ladies 'air Balloon hats' and the extramural activities of the Prince of Wales ('appeared as if he was drunk he was five or six times in and out of the Pitt'; January 1784).