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DISSENT (V or N)
(dissension, dissenter, dissenting)
to object, disagree, or differ
The vote was not unamimous since one person DISSENTED
REPUDIATE (V)
(Repudiation)
to disown, renounce, or reject
The tobacco executive REPUDIATED his former support for the industry
HARANGUE (N)
(HARANGUER, HARANGUING)
a long noisy, ranting speech- ofthen pompous or scolding -->verbal- thorugh the use of words
The politician delivered a boring HARANGUE on family values
CHASTEN (V)
(chastise)
to punish in order to correct; to subdue or restrain from excess--> the actual action of punishing
The harangue did not CHASTEN the audience who continued to misbehave
MALEDICTION (N)
(maledictory)
a curse or calling down evil upon someone; evil talk or slander
The MALEDICTIONS uttered during his harangue caused us to repudiate him
IMPRECATION (N)
(imprecate, imprecatory)
a curse or plea or prayer fir evil or misfortune--> indirect
In The Odyssey, the cyclop howls IMPRECATIONS at the man who blinded him
TAUNT (V)
(taunting, tauntingly)
to mock, ridicule, jeer at, reproach scornfully--> from person to living creature
The receiver taunted his opponent by shoving the ball in his face
DERIDE (V)
(derision, derisive, derisively)
to mock, ridicule, or laugh at with CONTEMPT
During his harangue, he DERIDED the reputation of his political opponent
DEROGATORY (ADJ)
(derogate, derogation, derogatorily)
belittling, disdainful, or tending to lessen in value
He derided him with his DEROGATORY remarks
CULL (V)
( none)
to separate out as useless; to gather choose, or collect
We CULLED the bruised apples from the perfect ones