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He sometimes berates the one who remains, stating outright that the other was his favorite.
THE FATHER OFFERS AN UNSPARING GLIMPSE INTO THE TRIALS, AND THE MYSTERIES, OF OLD AGESTEPHANIE ZACHAREKMARCH 26, 2021TIME
Whoever called it, Overleese’s involvement made some women uncomfortable because he routinely berated women in the office, according to the three women and emails, reviewed by The Post, that one of the women wrote at the time.
AT GOLF CHANNEL, WOMEN SAY, SEXISM FUELS A ‘BOYS’ CLUB’ CULTUREBEN STRAUSSMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
All brands berate us with ads that promise to make us happier, healthier, smarter, and safer.
THE MCDONALD’S COMMERCIALS THAT LIVE IN OUR MINDS, RENT FREEMM CARRIGANDECEMBER 18, 2020EATER
Several of the callers berated Campbell for fighting for the job.
POLITICS REPORT: WHAT THE DRAMATIC COUNCIL PRESIDENT CONTEST TAUGHT USSCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSDECEMBER 12, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
He remembered a game in which Ashley Ingram, Navy’s running game coordinator and offensive line coach, was berating the blockers for poor play before Forney stepped in.
TEN MONTHS AFTER HIS DEATH, DAVID FORNEY’S NUMBER WILL BE WORN AGAIN AT THE ARMY-NAVY GAMEKAREEM COPELANDDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
For every viral video that makes it clear a customer was out of line for berating store employees, there’s a customer who may lie in a Yelp review and say they were treated unfairly by store employees.
BY BEING TOO CUSTOMER-OBSESSED, DTC STARTUPS ARE FAILING THEIR RETAIL EMPLOYEESANNA HENSELAUGUST 21, 2020DIGIDAY
I overheard him soundly berate a mother who kept her children too much indoors.
A WOMAN'S PART IN A REVOLUTIONNATALIE HARRIS HAMMOND
Once in port, they began to berate the Genoese for his foolhardy scheme.
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND HOW HE RECEIVED AND IMPARTED THE SPIRIT OF DISCOVERYJUSTIN WINSOR
He was sure Mildred and Nan would berate him, but he felt as though there were weights on his feet.
THE COMINGS OF COUSIN ANNEMMA SPEED SAMPSON
Hearing Ed Hall berate a farmer who doubted the practicability of the machine, Steve took him aside and talked to him.
POOR WHITESHERWOOD ANDERSON
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WORDS RELATED TO BERATE

  • berated
  • censured
  • chided
  • gave piece of one's mind
  • gave tongue-lashing
  • lectured
  • railed
  • raked over the coals
  • rebuked
  • reproached
  • reproved
  • reviled
  • scolded
  • ticked off
  • took to task
  • upbraided
  • vituperated
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