objurgate

VERB
  1. express strong disapproval of
    We condemn the racism in South Africa
    These ideas were reprobated
  2. censure severely
    She chastised him for his insensitive remarks
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How To Use objurgate In A Sentence

  • He was about to objurgate, but affirmatived her motion to ring the bell for the servants, and addressed Peterborough: 'You read The Adventures of Harry Richmond — Complete
  • The ‘dressers,’ male and female, have arrived, and are being objurgated by incensed performers in their several cabinets de toilette, because they are slow in finding Mr. Lamplugh's bagwig, or Mademoiselle Follejambe's white satin shoes.
  • It is customary to objurgate Thackeray as too moral. A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century
  • But the boy Mohammed being by me objurgated-for I remarked in him a jaunty demeanour combined with neglectfulness of ceremonies-saluted it sulkily, muttering the while hints about the holiness of his birthplace exempting him from the trouble of stooping. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah
  • The next day was a perfect one for sailing, and eventful, in that while turning over cable the long objurgated fault in the tanks came to light, proving to be the result of carelessness on the part of the manufacturer, a carelessness which had caused much agony of mind to the A Woman's Journey through the Philippines On a Cable Ship that Linked Together the Strange Lands Seen En Route
  • He was about to objurgate, but affirmatived her motion to ring the bell for the servants, and addressed Peterborough: 'You read 'em abroad every morning?' The Adventures of Harry Richmond — Volume 5
  • ‘I objurgate the centipede,/ A bug we do not really need,’ writes Ogden Nash.
  • Why, then, make an exalted virtue of the necessity which drives us, and objurgate the poor black man because he prefers present ease to a doubtful prospective retirement on a competency? The Cruise of the Cachalot Round the World After Sperm Whales
  • Meanwhile I'll huff and objurgate with awe-inducing fallacy Archive 2006-10-29
  • Thus objurgated, Yasmela allowed the girl to garb her in the light, sleeveless silk shirt, over which was slipped a silken tunic, bound at the waist by a wide velvet girdle. Conan the Freebooter
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