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 for objurgate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Objurgate \Ob*jur"gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Objurgated; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Objurgating.] [L. objurgatus, p. p. of
     objurgare to chide; ob (see Ob-) + jurgare to quarrel,
     scold, fr. jus right, court. See Jury.]
     To chide; to reprove.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: express strong disapproval of; "We condemn the racism in
           South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated" [syn:
           condemn, reprobate, decry, objurgate, excoriate]
      2: censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive
         remarks" [syn: chastise, castigate, objurgate,
         chasten, correct]

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