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Gripe
to grumble or complain strongly

*Occurs Verbally
*Interchangable w/ carp
Remonstrate
to protest, object, or complain
Discountenance
to frown on, discourage, or disapprove

*more subtle than remonstrate
Admonish
To caution against, advise, or warn mildly

*doing it mildly, not a threat
Upbraid
to scold vehemently or criticize severely

*Always verbal, personal, and harsh
*Upraid a person
Reprehend
To remprimand, find fault with, or voice disapproval of

*Reprehend an action
Rebuke
to criticize or reprimand severely

Repremanding severely - verbal
Reproof
An expression of disapproval or a mild reprimand

*Constructive criticism
*Different than admonish
Recrimination
a countercharge or counter accusation
Carp
to talk complainingly or find fault

*Interchangeable with gripe
Gibe
to taunt, mock, or tease

*sarcastically
Twit
to taunt, gibe, or ridicule lightly, especially by reminding someone of a fault or weakness

*You have a reason to twit
Chaff
To make fun of in a good-natured way

*Done verbally
Raillery
Light and good-natured teasing, ridicule, or satire

*Normally in writing
*Interchangable w/ lampoon
Lampoon
to ridicule or satirize in writing

*Interchangeable w/ raillery
Burlesque
Any broadly comic or satirical imitation
Travesty
a grotesque imitation or ridiculous distortion