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synonyms for berated

  • castigate
  • chide
  • rebuke
  • reprimand
  • reproach
  • revile
  • scold
  • upbraid
  • blister
  • censure
  • chew
  • jaw
  • rate
  • reprove
  • scorch
  • vituperate
  • bawl out
  • call down
  • chew out
  • cuss out
  • eat out
  • give one hell
  • give what for
  • jump all over
  • rail at
  • rake over the coals
  • tell off
  • tongue-lash

antonyms for berated

MOST RELEVANT
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • laud
  • praise
  • hail
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How to use berated in a sentence

Passengers berate flight attendants about their noncompliant cabin mates.
SNEEZED ON, CUSSED AT, IGNORED: AIRLINE WORKERS BATTLE MASK RESISTANCE WITH SCANT GOVERNMENT BACKUPMICHAEL LARISJANUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
After the vote, the two Republicans had to face a lineup of poll workers, clerks and voters, who berated them for declining to certify an election in which 878,000 people had voted.
FOR THREE HOURS, AN OBSCURE COUNTY BOARD IN MICHIGAN WAS AT THE CENTER OF U.S. POLITICSKAYLA RUBLE, TOM HAMBURGER, DAVID FAHRENTHOLDNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
So the name of a street has become the much-berated canteen of the sutler and the much needed canteen of the soldier.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
Weary and exasperated from her day among the jostling shoppers, she berated David in loud and angry voice.
TO HIM THAT HATHLEROY SCOTT
She berated Raleigh before her ladies, and forbade him to come to court.
FAMOUS PRIVATEERSMEN AND ADVENTURERS OF THE SEACHARLES H. L. JOHNSTON
The policeman was a friend of Bridget's, and she berated the "durty varmints," who ruined her week's washing.
THE LITTLE WASHINGTONS' TRAVELSLILLIAN ELIZABETH ROY
His voice rang out in the masterful way she had so often berated to Julie.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
He berated his bungling, fumbling, thoughtless notions and cursed himself for trying to help Penny by the "loco" means he'd used.
THE LONE RANGER RIDESFRAN STRIKER
And Kitty, after a short talk, berated her affectionately for her independence, and rose to go.
NORTH OF FIFTY-THREEBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Never was a well-intentioned scribe so berated and ridiculed as I, never a simple news gatherer so discredited.
MARSE HENRY (VOL. 2)HENRY WATTERSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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