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an·i·mad·vert

animadvert

 
pronunciation:
ae n maed vuhrt
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: animadverts, animadverting, animadverted
definition: to make remarks of criticism or disapproval (usu. fol. by "on" or "upon").
The Senator roundly animadverted upon the hypocrisy of his colleagues.Days after she publicly animadverted upon the new regime, she was arrested.
derivation: animadverter (n.)
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