Berate and Rag

Berate

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Berate verb – To criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings.
Usage example: there's no need to berate someone for making a mistake during the first day on the job

Rag is a synonym for berate in tell off topic. In some cases you can use "Rag" instead a verb "Berate". informal substitute
Nearby Word: berating
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Rag

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Rag verb – To criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings.
Usage example: several readers called in to rag the editor for his paper's repeated grammatical lapses

Berate is a synonym for rag. You can use "Berate" instead a verb "Rag".
Nearby Word: ragtime
Synonyms for Rag
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