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 Meanings and Examples of BERATE
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 v.  rebuke or scold angrily and at length
Classic Sentence:
1  Regardless of the vindictive threats of the bullets, he went about coaxing, berating, and bedamning.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 19
2  If any part of the dinner was a failure, there were fifty indisputably good reasons for it; and it was the fault undeniably of fifty other people, whom Dinah berated with unsparing zeal.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
Example Sentence:
1  He feared she would berate him for his forgetfulness.
2  She began to berate the police for paying scant attention to the theft from her car.
3  In her lengthy harangue, the principal berated the offenders.
4  Doctors are often berated for being poor communicators, particularly when they have to give patients bad news.