berate[ bih-reyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF berate
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BERATE
She had expected him to berate her for taking him for a spy and he had asked her to marry him.
Dyckman was a spent and bankrupt object, and anybody could berate him.
Even now, they had come forth upon the ramparts to berate her with her sin.
And then, without waiting for the answer, he turned to the shepherd and began to berate him.
One way to flatter some women is to berate those whom they despise or fear.
Is this the source of your inspiration when you berate your betters?
He does not berate the Galatians, "I marvel that ye are so unsteady, unfaithful."
Once in port, they began to berate the Genoese for his foolhardy scheme.
About the same time and place a young mulatto called on us and began to berate his comrades.
With the fears still upon their agitated faces, they turned to berate the one who had shrieked.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BERATE
- bawl out
- chew out
- come down on
- drag over the coals
- dress down
- jump down one's throat
- lay out
- lean on
- read the riot act
- carp at
- cut up
- find fault with
- get after
- look askance
- pick apart
- pull apart
- read out
- take to task
- tear apart
- tell off