objurgative

objurgate

[ob-jer-geyt, uhb-jur-geyt]
verb (used with object), objurgated, objurgating.
to reproach or denounce vehemently; upbraid harshly; berate sharply.

Origin:
1610–20; < Latin objūrgātus, past participle of objūrgāre to rebuke, equivalent to ob- ob- + jūrgāre, jurigāre to rebuke, equivalent to jūr- (stem of jūs) law + -ig-, combining form of agere to drive, do + -ātus -ate1

objurgation, noun
objurgator, noun
objurgatorily [uhb-jur-guh-tawr-uh-lee, -tohr-] , objurgatively, adverb
objurgatory, objurgative, adjective
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objurgate (ˈɒbdʒəˌɡeɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to scold or reprimand
 
[C17: from Latin objurgāre, from ob- against + jurgāre to scold]
 
objur'gation
 
n
 
'objurgator
 
n
 
objurgatory
 
adj
 
ob'jurgative
 
adj

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objurgate
1610s, from L. objurgat-, pp. stem of objurgare "to chide, rebuke," from ob- + jurgare "to quarrel, scold."
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