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harangue
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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Definition
to try to persuade, or to criticize in an impassioned and often annoying manner; or a speech with such an intent
  • The Bird leapt onto a perch over them and delivered his standard harangue: "You must be sober! You must be sincere! You must work for earnest! You must obey! I have spoken."
    p. 288.3
harangue = impassioned and critical lecture
  • There was another inspection outside, another haranguing, and then the uneasy pause of night, the pacing of the guards, before the dawn again brought shouting and running and the thud of clubs.
    p. 194.5
  • haranguing = impassioned criticizing speech
  • During forced exercise, he wasn't strong enough to run, so he and a few others were separated and harangued through calisthenics.
    p. 203.4
harangued = criticized in an impassioned and annoying manner
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