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ob·jur·gate

 (ŏb′jər-gāt′, ŏb-jûr′gāt′)
tr.v. ob·jur·gat·ed, ob·jur·gat·ing, ob·jur·gates
To scold or rebuke sharply; berate.

[Latin obiūrgāre, obiūrgāt- : ob-, against; see ob- + iūrgāre, to scold, sue at law (probably iūs, iūr-, law; see yewes- in Indo-European roots + agere, to do, proceed; see ag- in Indo-European roots).]

ob′jur·ga′tion n.
ob·jur′ga·to′ri·ly (ŏb-jûr′gə-tôr′ə-lē) adv.
ob·jur′ga·to′ry (-tôr′ē) adj.

objurgate

(ˈɒbdʒəˌɡeɪt)
vb
(tr) to scold or reprimand
[C17: from Latin objurgāre, from ob- against + jurgāre to scold]
ˌobjurˈgation n
ˈobjurˌgator n
objurgatory, obˈjurgative adj

ob•jur•gate

(ˈɒb dʒərˌgeɪt, əbˈdʒɜr geɪt)

v.t. -gat•ed, -gat•ing.
to denounce vehemently; upbraid.
[1610–20; < Latin objūrgātus, past participle of objūrgāre to rebuke =ob- ob- + jūrgāre to rebuke, derivative of jūs (s. jūr-) law]
ob`jur•ga′tion, n.
ob•jur′ga•to`ry, adj.

objurgate


Past participle: objurgated
Gerund: objurgating

Imperative
objurgate
objurgate
Present
I objurgate
you objurgate
he/she/it objurgates
we objurgate
you objurgate
they objurgate
Preterite
I objurgated
you objurgated
he/she/it objurgated
we objurgated
you objurgated
they objurgated
Present Continuous
I am objurgating
you are objurgating
he/she/it is objurgating
we are objurgating
you are objurgating
they are objurgating
Present Perfect
I have objurgated
you have objurgated
he/she/it has objurgated
we have objurgated
you have objurgated
they have objurgated
Past Continuous
I was objurgating
you were objurgating
he/she/it was objurgating
we were objurgating
you were objurgating
they were objurgating
Past Perfect
I had objurgated
you had objurgated
he/she/it had objurgated
we had objurgated
you had objurgated
they had objurgated
Future
I will objurgate
you will objurgate
he/she/it will objurgate
we will objurgate
you will objurgate
they will objurgate
Future Perfect
I will have objurgated
you will have objurgated
he/she/it will have objurgated
we will have objurgated
you will have objurgated
they will have objurgated
Future Continuous
I will be objurgating
you will be objurgating
he/she/it will be objurgating
we will be objurgating
you will be objurgating
they will be objurgating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been objurgating
you have been objurgating
he/she/it has been objurgating
we have been objurgating
you have been objurgating
they have been objurgating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been objurgating
you will have been objurgating
he/she/it will have been objurgating
we will have been objurgating
you will have been objurgating
they will have been objurgating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been objurgating
you had been objurgating
he/she/it had been objurgating
we had been objurgating
you had been objurgating
they had been objurgating
Conditional
I would objurgate
you would objurgate
he/she/it would objurgate
we would objurgate
you would objurgate
they would objurgate
Past Conditional
I would have objurgated
you would have objurgated
he/she/it would have objurgated
we would have objurgated
you would have objurgated
they would have objurgated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.objurgate - express strong disapproval of; "We condemn the racism in South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated"
denounce - speak out against; "He denounced the Nazis"
2.objurgate - censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
flame - criticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium; "the person who posted an inflammatory message got flamed"
call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, bawl out, berate, rebuke, reproof, scold, take to task, call down, lambast, lambaste, lecture, reprimand, remonstrate, trounce, jaw, rag - censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
Translations

objurgate

[ˈɒbdʒɜːgeɪt] VT (frm) → increpar, reprender

objurgate

vt (form)rügen (geh), → tadeln
References in classic literature ?
Soon he heard the rhythmic clack of the oars on the thole-pins, and the joy in his own yelp was duplicated by the joy in Skipper's voice, which kept up a running encouragement, broken by objurgations to the rowers.
He tried to climb from his horse on to the top of the wall, but he was so bruised and battered that he could not even dismount; and so from the back of his horse he began to utter such maledictions and objurgations against those who were blanketing Sancho as it would be impossible to write down accurately: they, however, did not stay their laughter or their work for this, nor did the flying Sancho cease his lamentations, mingled now with threats, now with entreaties but all to little purpose, or none at all, until from pure weariness they left off.
Nevertheless, spite of this imperial objurgation, the short cloaks continued in fashion down to the time of which we treat, and particularly among the princes of the House of Anjou.