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berate
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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Definition
criticize severely or angrily
  • The mother would scold the father for being so "easy"; Josie would roundly berate the boys for carelessness; and all knew that it was a hard thing to dig a living out of a rocky side-hill.
    Chapter 4 (19% in)

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