verb (used with object), ob·jur·gat·ed, ob·jur·gat·ing.
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Origin of objurgate
OTHER WORDS FROM objurgateob·jur·ga·tion, nounob·jur·ga·tor, nounob·jur·ga·to·ri·ly [uhb-jur-guh-tawr-uh-lee, -tohr-], /əbˈdʒɜr gəˌtɔr ə li, -ˌtoʊr-/, ob·jur·ga·tive·ly, adverbob·jur·ga·to·ry, ob·jur·ga·tive, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for objurgate
As for Rome, no terms of objurgation were too strong for the papal court.A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume I|Henry Charles Lea
It 61 was a day in summer, and the windows being open, a passer-by heard her objurgation.Old New England Traits|Anonymous
A little encouragement of this kind has more effect than heavy loads of objurgation.Rowing|Rudolf Chambers Lehmann
It was a call of wild distress—a whine, a howl, an objurgation, all combined.Sevenoaks|J. G. Holland
With that Richard turned on his heel, and in a few moments his voice was heard loud in objurgation with some of his people.My Novel, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton