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  • n  rebuking a person harshly

  • Perfecting Verbal Abuse Reinhold Aman is the name in pejoration, not to mention invective, vituperation, obloquy, opprobrium, objurgation, abusive epithets and.
  • In the course of the struggle, the preamble, containing much objurgation, was stricken from the resolution and the word "alleged" was inserted before the charges to be .
  • The Klan would agree with him in denouncing all these objects, possibly qualifying the objurgation of divorce.
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  • What 'Maisie' Doesn't Know
    Francine Prose From the opening pages of his 1897 novel What Maisie Knew , Henry James merges the voice and the perspective of the author with that of his young protagonist, thus boldly circumventing any doubts about whether a child would use the word objurgation . Mixing dramatic scenes with long passages of narration, James is able to compress a great deal of information into a short space and ...
    June 13, 2013 - New York Review of Books

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