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

  Objurgation \Ob`jur*ga"tion\, n. [L. objurgatio: cf. F.
     The act of objurgating; reproof.
     [1913 Webster]
           While the good lady was bestowing this objurgation on
           Mr. Ben Allen.                           --Dickens.
     [1913 Webster]
           With a strong objurgation of the elbow in his ribs.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: rebuking a person harshly [syn: chiding, scolding,
           objurgation, tongue-lashing]

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