Word of the Day – Objurgate

By October 10, 2017Word of the Day

Objurgate (verb)

ob-juh-gayt

Severely rebuke, scold.

Early 17th century: from Latin objurgat- ‘chided, rebuked’, from the verb objurgare, based on jurgium ‘strife’.

Example sentences

“Don’t objurgate the child, anyone can spill milk!”

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