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Berate vs. Harangue

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Berateverb

(transitive) to chide or scold vehemently

Haranguenoun

An impassioned, disputatious public speech.

Berateverb

To rate or chide vehemently; to scold.

Haranguenoun

A tirade, harsh scolding or rant, whether spoken or written.

‘She gave her son a harangue about the dangers of playing in the street.’; ‘The priest took thirty minutes to deliver his harangue on timeliness, making the entire service run late.’;

Berateverb

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’;

Harangueverb

(ambitransitive) To give a forceful and lengthy lecture or criticism to someone.

‘The angry motorist leapt from his car to harangue the other driver.’;

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Haranguenoun

A speech addressed to a large public assembly; a popular oration; a loud address to a multitude; in a bad sense, a noisy or pompous speech; declamation; ranting.

‘Gray-headed men and grave, with warriors mixed,Assemble, and harangues are heard.’;

Harangueverb

To make an harangue; to declaim.

Harangueverb

To address by an harangue.

Haranguenoun

a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion

Harangueverb

deliver a harangue to; address forcefully

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