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synonyms for ragging

  • admonition
  • censure
  • rebuke
  • admonishment
  • blame
  • castigation
  • chiding
  • grooming
  • lecture
  • rap
  • reprehension
  • reproof
  • scolding
  • tongue-lashing
  • bawling-out
  • calling down
  • dressing-down
  • hard time
  • piece of one's mind
  • slap on wrist
  • talking-to
  • telling-off
  • what for
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antonyms for ragging

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  • compliment
  • praise
  • commendation
  • forgiveness
  • reward
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How to use ragging in a sentence

He was never happier than when bully-ragging the men of his watch, under the plea of efficiency.
THE DREADNOUGHT OF THE AIRPERCY F. WESTERMAN
The bully-ragging, long-winded collection letter has no place in self-respecting business.
HOW TO WRITE LETTERS (FORMERLY THE BOOK OF LETTERS)MARY OWENS CROWTHER
Hypatia won't have the chance of ragging you now—she and Miss Trotter have had a bit of a breeze.
THE TRAVELLING COMPANIONSF. ANSTEY
But a man may understand ragging and yet be very far from understanding religious ragging.
THE BALL AND THE CROSSG.K. CHESTERTON
"They're always ragging me—I mean the professional racers and motor men," he avowed, in a burst of resentful confidence.
FROM THE CAR BEHINDELEANOR M. INGRAM
Ragging with him did not consist in mere spasmodic episodes of bravado which usually ended in a beating.
THE LOOM OF YOUTHALEC WAUGH
But during the winter term Gordon worried about little except football; when he was not playing, he was ragging.
THE LOOM OF YOUTHALEC WAUGH
The ragging of Trundle, however, was merely regarded relaxation from the serious business of life.
THE LOOM OF YOUTHALEC WAUGH
By the end of the morning he had accumulated in all three hundred lines from various sources for ragging.
THE LOOM OF YOUTHALEC WAUGH
Fully believing he had been mistaken, he resumed his ragging of the particular black he had picked upon.
JERRY OF THE ISLANDSJACK LONDON
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WORDS RELATED TO RAGGING

  • admonishment
  • admonition
  • bawling-out
  • blame
  • calling down
  • castigation
  • censure
  • chiding
  • dressing-down
  • grooming
  • hard time
  • lecture
  • piece of one's mind
  • ragging
  • rap
  • rebuke
  • reprehension
  • reproof
  • scolding
  • slap on wrist
  • talking-to
  • telling-off
  • tongue-lashing
  • what for
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.