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synonyms for moralize

  • admonish
  • edify
  • lecture
  • pontificate
  • preachify
  • sermonize
  • teach
  • pass judgment
  • pontify
See also synonyms for: moralizing

antonyms for moralize

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  • praise
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How to use moralize in a sentence

He contends that moralizing gods spurred societal complexity because belief in moralizing gods leads to success in intergroup competition.
THE WORTH OF AN ANGRY GOD - ISSUE 109: EXCAVATIONBRIAN GALLAGHERDECEMBER 15, 2021NAUTILUS
However one goes about it, urging others to change their desires risks accusations of moralizing.
CONTEMPLATING SEX AND OTHER CONSEQUENCES OF MODERN FEMINISMMEGAN MARZOCTOBER 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Then the medical man smiled gently, but I knew he would want to moralize on the story and I let fly again.
STEP LIVELY!GEORGE NIBLO
He could now moralize on the vanity of the world, the equality of mankind, and the happiness of a private station.
MEMOIRS OF MY LIFE AND WRITINGSEDWARD GIBBON
It is impossible to moralize conveniently when one is being hurried by a person at one's elbow.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
As to the first, it was strange enough to moralize upon the after-fortunes of some of our contemporaries.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 58, NUMBER 358, AUGUST 1845VARIOUS
Then Homer does not moralize by the way, he does not usually approve or condemn; he simply states the deed and its consequences.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
It sits on a fence to moralize on the life of cows and flings in Plato on the soul.
HINTS TO PILGRIMSCHARLES STEPHEN BROOKS
Surely it is no more difficult to do this than to moralize matter.
WHAT IS PROPERTY?P. J. PROUDHON
It struck him as a theme for the moralist; but he had no time to moralize upon it.
THE AMERICANHENRY JAMES
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WORDS RELATED TO MORALIZE

  • admonish
  • berate
  • chide
  • exprobate
  • flay
  • give going-over
  • give piece of mind
  • moralize
  • preach
  • rank on
  • rate
  • reprimand
  • reprove
  • scold
  • sermonize
  • tell off
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