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give piece of one's mind

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  • as inreprimand
  • as intell off

synonyms for give piece of one's mind

  • admonish
  • castigate
  • censure
  • chide
  • criticize
  • denounce
  • rebuke
  • reproach
  • upbraid
  • lecture
  • monish
  • rap
  • reprehend
  • reprove
  • call on the carpet
  • chew out
  • come down on
  • dress down
  • give the dickens
  • light into
  • lower the boom
  • take to task
  • tell off
  • tick off

antonyms for give piece of one's mind

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  • commend
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • laud
  • praise
  • forgive
  • reward
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How to use give piece of one's mind in a sentence

Other things being equal, the volume of voice used measures the value that the mind puts upon the thought.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
"There's just one thing I'd like to ask, if you don't mind," said Cynthia, coming suddenly out of a brown study.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
I was busy loading the piece when an exclamation of surprise from one of the men made me look up.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Many British Ferns evidence a marked tendency to “sport,” and this is a fact which the beginner should always bear in mind.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
Bacteria, when present in great numbers, give a uniform cloud which cannot be removed by ordinary filtration.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GIVE PIECE OF ONE'S MIND

  • admonish
  • call on the carpet
  • castigate
  • censure
  • chew out
  • chide
  • come down on
  • criticize
  • denounce
  • dress down
  • give piece of one's mind
  • give the dickens
  • lecture
  • light into
  • lower the boom
  • monish
  • rap
  • rebuke
  • reprehend
  • reproach
  • reprove
  • take to task
  • tell off
  • tick off
  • upbraid
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.