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noun as in tongue-lashing

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And, hoping to stem the tide of further objurgation of his friend, he would demolish the Treatise on the Human Eye.

With a muffled objurgation he fell upon the jumble and began to overhaul it.

He leaned over the side of the car and exchanged violent objurgation with the dog.

He reinforced his statement by objurgation, watching the effect of each oath with a wary eye.

As soon as we were alone he would break out into a kind of lamentation, punctuated by occasional bursts of objurgation.


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On this page you'll find 242 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to objurgation, such as: criticism, accusation, animadversion, arraignment, attack, and attribution.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.