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synonyms for giving a talking-to

  • admonish
  • berate
  • blame
  • castigate
  • censure
  • chide
  • criticize
  • denounce
  • rebuke
  • reprimand
  • reproach
  • taunt
  • upbraid
  • vilify
  • abuse
  • asperse
  • cavil
  • chasten
  • disparage
  • expostulate
  • lecture
  • nag
  • preach
  • rail
  • rate
  • ream
  • recriminate
  • reprobate
  • reprove
  • revile
  • vituperate
  • dress down
  • give a talking-to
  • jump on
  • keep aft
  • lay down the law
  • light into
  • objurate
  • put down
  • rake over the coals
  • take to task
  • tell off
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antonyms for giving a talking-to

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  • applaud
  • approve
  • commend
  • compliment
  • exonerate
  • flatter
  • laud
  • praise
  • help
  • honor
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