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objurgation n : rebuking a person harshly [syn: chiding, scolding, tongue-lashing]

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  1. strong rebuke; strong scolding

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1957: a repulsive yelping streaked with Arabic objurgations — Lawrence Durrell, Justine, p.91 (Faber)
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