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gripe
to grumble or complain strongly
remonstrate
to protest object or complain
discountenance
to frown on discourage or disapprove
admonish
to caution against advise or warn mildly
upbraid
to scold vehemently or criticize severely
reprehend
to reprimand find fault with or voice disapproval of
rebuke
to criticize or reprimand severely or sharpely
reproof
an expression of disapproval or a mild reprimand
recrimination
a countercharge or counteraccusation
carp
to talk complainingly or find fault
gibe
to taunt mock or tease sarcastically
twit
to taunt gibe or ridicule lightly especially by reminding someone of a fault or weakness
chaff
to make fun of in a good-natured way
raillery
light and good-natured teasing ridicule or satire
lampoon
to ridicule or satirize in writing
burlesque
any broadly comic or satirical imitation
travesty
a grotesque imitation or ridiculous distortion