verb (used with object), ob·jur·gat·ed, ob·jur·gat·ing.
Origin of objurgate
Related formsob·jur·ga·tion, nounob·jur·ga·tor, nounob·jur·ga·to·ri·ly [uh b-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
Examples from the Web for objurgatory
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.Prisoners of Hope|Mary Johnston
In which objurgatory strain Paris and France joins it, or rather has preceded it; making fearful chorus.The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle
The farmer swore against him mighty oaths, and directed against himself a part of the objurgatory declamation.