|part of speech:
||objurgated, objurgates, objurgating
||to criticize sharply; rebuke vehemently; berate.
The defense lawyer was objurgated by strangers on the street for helping a murderer walk free.
- bawl out, berate, blame, castigate, chastise, fulminate, upbraid, vituperate
- similar words:
- censure, chide, lambaste, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, scold
||abuse, censure, disapprove, reprimand
||objurgatory (adj.), objurgation (n.), objurgator (n.)