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talking-to

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  • as inlecture
  • as inrebuke
  • as inreprimand
  • as inrow
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Synonyms for talking-to

noun speech of criticism
  • sermon
  • castigation
  • censure
  • chiding
  • going-over
  • harangue
  • moralism
  • preaching
  • preachment
  • rebuke
  • reprimand
  • reproof
  • scolding
  • dressing-down
  • talking-to
  • telling off

Antonyms for talking-to

  • compliment
  • praise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to talking-to

admonishment

noun. rebuke
  • admonition
  • chiding
  • dressing down
  • reprimand
  • reproach
  • reproof
  • scolding
  • talking-to

admonition

noun. scolding

lecture

noun. speech of criticism

lectures

noun. speech of criticism

rebuke

noun. reprimand; harsh criticism

reprimand

noun. oral punishment
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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