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berating

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  • verbcriticize hatefully
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Synonyms for berating

verb criticize hatefully
  • 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 berating

  • compliment
  • flatter
  • laud
  • praise
  • hail
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More words related to berating

admonition

noun. scolding
  • berating
  • dressing down
  • rebuke
  • reprimand
  • reproach
  • reproval
  • talking to
  • upbraiding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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