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rail2

 
pronunciation:
reIl
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: rails, railing, railed
definition: to denounce someone or something in harsh or abusive terms; condemn (usu. fol. by "against" or "at").
The politician railed against his treatment by the press, calling it biased and unjust.She railed at him for his irresponsible, drunken behavior.
synonyms:
declaim, inveigh
similar words:
animadvert, fulminate, lash, remonstrate