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Terms in this set (12)
vb. to rebuke or scold in a harsh tone
Lady Macbeth berated Macbeth for his indecisive behavior.
vb. to find fault; to be critical
Banquo carped the witches' prophecies.
vb. to scold or punish severely
Lady Macbeth castigated Macbeth when he became uncertain about killing King Duncan.
vb. to snub; to bluntly refuse
Lady Macbeth rebuffed her servants' words.
vb. to reprimand or scold sharply
Lady Macbeth often rebukes Macbeth's attitude.
vb. to speak to in a disapproving manner; to scold
Banquo does not reprove his friend, Macbeth.
vb. to chide; to scold bitterly
MacDonwald was upbraided for his betrayal.
vb. to criticize strongly
People censured the previous thane of Cawdor for his sly actions.
vb. to punish or scold harshly
Macbeth is scared that he will be chastised by the people if he kills King Duncan.
vb. to show mild disapproval
Lady Macbeth deprecates Macbeth's ability to become the king.
vb. to ridicule or make fun of ; to scoff at
Macbeth was often derided by his wife.
vb. to oppose or attack someone or something as false or refutable
King Duncan's flaw is he is too trusting; he never impugns his men.
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