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Word: berate

Definition: scold strongly


More Vocab Words

::: credence - belief
::: figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
::: inestimable - impossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth
::: repeal - revoke; annul
::: manifest - evident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly
::: rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
::: cartographer - map-maker
::: barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
::: baffle - frustrate; perplex