AP Lang-Scolding Words

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Diatribe

a bitter, abusive lecture

invective

description of harsh abusive language
one vehemently protests against it or attacks it

admonish

to gently caution or warn against something

excoriate

to censure strongly flaying with words

fulminate

to issue an explosive verbal attack either in speech or writing

castigate

to harshly scold, criticize severely or punish

vituperation

sustained speech of harshly abusive language, more an abusing than arguing or correcting

rant

angry violent speech or describes a piece of writing that is angry or inspires anger or violence

tirade

angry or violent speech

harangue

long pompous public speech with a particular point of view

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