Synonym: scold, yell at. Similar words: deliberately, operate, tolerate, cooperate, generate, moderate, desperate, reiterate. Meaning: [bɪ'reɪt] v. censure severely or angrily.
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1. She began to berate the police for paying scant attention to the theft from her car.
2. As he left the meeting, he was berated by angry demonstrators.
3. She berated herself for being a bad mother.
4. She berated him in public.
5. Marion berated Joe for the noise he made.
6. Doctors are often berated for being poor communicators, particularly when they have to give patients bad news.
7. We have been berated for so many years! But have we been toppled by their criticisms?
8. Don't be stupid, she berated herself.
9. She took a shaky step back, mentally berating herself for continuing to react to him in this inexplicable fashion.
10. Anyone who tried to push ahead was berated by others.
11. He berated the White House time and again for not building support for the Bosnia operation within Congress.
12. Kolender and Ruff also berate Roache for selling confiscated guns to auctioneers for resale, against the wishes of county supervisors.
13. I seemed always to be berating myself for visiting with friends and spending a Sunday afternoon talking.
14. Jane feels jealousy and berates herself for having imagined Rochester attracted to her plain self.
15. Berating Park,(sentencedict.com) Carter threatened to continue the withdrawal despite all opposition and accused his aides of conspiring against him.
16. I saw him berating them and trying to shame them into joining their regiments.
17. They show the greatest impatience, and even disgust, when they hear a ranting resolution-maker berating slavery.
18. He berates his then-girlfriend, known only as Jackie, for taking much-needed breaks from caring for him.
19. Still, she was able to berate Patsy and Betsy for giggling.
20. He feared she would berate him for his forgetfulness.
21. He sees the tiger does not escape, berate aloud, the result was eaten by the tiger.
22. He is furious urgent, berate big dog: " How use me again ah, you that? "
23. She might have taken the opportunity to berate scientists for their closed minds.
24. But to ban them and berate them seems doubly dippy.
25. Just occasionally the tensions spilled over, such as when she berated Moira publicly about the way she was feeding her first child.
26. Jody stifles the urge to call a time-out and berate them.
27. For instance, if one member of a loveless couple got sick their spouse could no longer visit them in the hospital to berate them about how much that medical bill is going to cost.
28. They make dramatic, often humiliating, appearances at their lover's home or workplace, then *storm out, only to return to berate or plead anew.
29. From that moment on, I knew I would never berate my son for imperfect grades.
30. Now, we often hear how we're all too busy, too geographically dispersed, too careerist, too selfish, too something to move an elderly parent into our households. We berate ourselves for it.
More similar words: deliberately, operate, tolerate, cooperate, generate, moderate, desperate, reiterate, desperately, exaggerate, accelerate, adulterate, inveterate, cooperate with, liberal, exuberant, exuberance, aberration, operator, operating, operation, rate, cooperative, temperature, AND operation, alliteration, exasperation, refrigerator, vibrate, consideration.