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synonyms for berating

  • 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
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antonyms for berating

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  • compliment
  • flatter
  • laud
  • praise
  • hail
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How to use berating in a sentence

Berating myself: had her affection been other than that of a life-long friendship she would not have come an inch.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
The archduke proceeded to the Town Hall, and after berating the city officials listened to the speeches of welcome.
THE STORY OF THE GREAT WAR, VOLUME I (OF 8)VARIOUS
Here Fitz-Roy flew into a passion, berating the volunteer naturalist, and suggested a taste of the rope's end in lieu of logic.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT - VOLUME 12ELBERT HUBBARD
When Varina was left behind, we fell to berating the tortuous river again.
VIRGINIA: THE OLD DOMINIONFRANK W. HUTCHINS AND CORTELLE HUTCHINS
Draj Khan, who was managing the line of beaters, was berating his comrades vehemently.
LIFE IN AN INDIAN OUTPOSTGORDON CASSERLY
Lenerengo, as usual, forgot everything else in the fiercer pleasure of berating her spouse.
JERRY OF THE ISLANDSJACK LONDON
Amy came running after them in the midst of Jessies berating of the freckle-faced girl.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS ON STATION ISLANDMARGARET PENROSE
The men outside, frightened by the result of their awful act, were shouting orders and berating each other madly.
WITH ETHAN ALLEN AT TICONDEROGAW. BERT FOSTER
The men were moving restlessly now and Janet could hear Billy Fenstow berating the weather.
JANET HARDY IN RADIO CITYRUTHE S. WHEELER
This time the mozo, mindful of his berating, did not deliver the body, but conducted the superintendent to see the sad remains.
THE KILLERSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
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WORDS RELATED TO BERATING

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