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Definition of "objurgation" []

  • Strong rebuke; strong scolding (noun)

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Use "objurgation" in a sentence
  • "Henry propped himself up on an elbow and looked to see his comrade standing among the dogs beside the replenished fire, his arms raised in objurgation, his face distorted with passion."
  • "And she had been divided between objurgation of the stupid, heavy-sleeping butler and doubt if the bell were in order."
  • "Obama's policies are certainly worthy of objurgation, especially his grievous misjudgment at the end of 2009 to cast an additional 30,000 troops into the Afghan abyss in support of a failing counterinsurgency (COIN) strategy."