berate


berate
UK [bɪˈreɪt] / US verb [transitive]
Word forms "berate":
present tense I/you/we/they berate he/she/it berates present participle berating past tense berated past participle berated formal
to talk to someone in an angry way because they have done something wrong
berate someone for (doing) something:

Their teacher berated them for being late.


English dictionary. 2014.

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