objurgation

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin obiūrgō

Noun[edit]

objurgation (plural objurgations)

  1. strong rebuke; strong scolding

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Quotations[edit]

1957: a repulsive yelping streaked with Arabic objurgations — Lawrence Durrell, Justine, p.91 (Faber)