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tell off

see definition of tell off
  • verbreprimand; criticize harshly
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Synonyms for tell off

verb reprimand; criticize harshly
  • berate
  • censure
  • chide
  • give piece of one's mind
  • give tongue-lashing
  • lecture
  • rail
  • rake over the coals
  • rebuke
  • reproach
  • reprove
  • revile
  • scold
  • take to task
  • tick off
  • upbraid
  • vituperate

Antonyms for tell off

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

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berating

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