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berate (verb), berates; berated; berating
To criticize someone; usually, in a loud and angry way: Mrs. Jones berated her son for coming home so late and not telling her ahead of time that he wouldn't be home as expected.

The supervisor lost control when he was berating his construction crew for the collapse of the building they were working on.

Disapproval, criticism, chiding, and scolding are involved when berating anyone because it is considered to be extremely strong and involves vilification and harsh abuse.

To strongly scold and to criticize.
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To rebuke or to vehemently chide someone.
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To rebuke or to scold someone.
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To bawl out, reprimand, castigate, or to severely criticize someone for doing what is considered etremely wrong by another person. (3)