Antonyms for objurgate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ob-jer-geyt, uh b-jur-geyt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɒb dʒərˌgeɪt, əbˈdʒɜr geɪt

Definition of objurgate

Origin :
  • 1610s, from Latin obiurgatus, past participle of obiurgare "to chide, rebuke," from ob- (see ob-) + iurgare "to quarrel, scold," from phrase iure agere "to deal in a lawsuit," from ablative of ius "right; law; suit" (see just (adj.)) + agere "to do, act, set in motion" (see act (n.)). Related: Objurgatory.
  • verb berate
Example sentences :
  • If you step on one after nightfall, it will be useless to objurgate.
  • Extract from : « A Breeze from the Woods, 2nd Ed. » by William Chauncey Bartlett

Synonyms for objurgate

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