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Dissent
verb or noun (Dissension, dissenter, dissenting)

The vote was not unanimous since one person DISSENTED.

-to object, disagree, or differ

Wat might cause dissension at BHS: the rules
Repudiate
verb (repudiation)

The tobacco executive REPUDIATED his former support for the industry

-to disown, renounce, or reject

EX: u need to have to it reject (repudiate religion)
Harangue
noun (haranguer, haranguing)

The politician delivered a boring HARANGUE on family value.

-a long, noisy, ranting speech - often pompous or scolding

EX: parents might give harangue
Chasten
verb (chastise)

The harangue did not CHASTEN the audience who continued to misbehave.

-to punish in order to correct; to subdue or restrain from excess

EX: grounding from parents
Malediction
noun (maledictory)---> adjective

The MALEDICTIONS uttered during his harangue caused us to repudiate him

- a curse or calling down evil upon someone; evil talk or slander

EX:
Imprecation
(noun) imprecate, imprecatory

In The Odyssey, the Cyclops howls IMPRECATIONS at the man who blinded him

-a curse or plea or prayer for evil or imsfortune (a middleman involve.. someone else is doing the damage)

EX: "i wish u get into an accident"
Taunt
verb (taunting, tauntingly)

The receiver TAUNTED his oppenet by shoving the ball in his face

-to mock, ridicule, jeer at, reproach scornfully (from person to person)

EX: muhamad ali
Deride
verb (derision, derisive, derisively

During his harangue, he DERIDED the reputation of his political opponent

-to mock, ridicule, or laugh at with contempt (hatred)
Derogatory
(adjective) Derogate, derogation, gerogatorily

He derided him with his DEROGATORY remarks

-belittling, disdainful, or tending to lessen in value

EX: like racial comments, seniors telling freshmen
Cull
verb (none)

We CULLED the bruised apples from the perfect ones.

-to separate out as ueless; to gather, choose., or collect

EX: like culling the deer who rn't in use anymore, hitler culling the minorities