The farmer swore against him mighty oaths, and directed against himself a part of the objurgatory declamation.
But these questions of transient passions and objurgatory provocation are trivial and unimportant.
With eager and obsequious "Yes, Mas'rs" they obeyed the overseer's objurgatory indications as to their disposition.
In which objurgatory strain Paris and France joins it, or rather has preceded it; making fearful chorus.
to express strong disapproval; to criticize severely
Latin objurgare 'to rebuke'
1610s, from Latin obiurgatus, past participle of obiurgare "to chide, rebuke," from ob- (see ob-) + iurgare "to quarrel, scold," from phrase iure agere "to deal in a lawsuit," from ablative of ius "right; law; suit" (see just (adj.)) + agere "to do, act, set in motion" (see act (n.)). Related: Objurgatory.