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Overview of noun berating

The noun berating has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. berating, blowing up

(a severe rebuke; "he deserved the berating that the coach gave him")


Overview of verb berate

The verb berate has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast

(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")

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