objurgation


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Objurgation \Ob`jur*ga"tion\, n. [L. objurgatio: cf. F.
   objurgation.]
   The act of objurgating; reproof.
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         While the good lady was bestowing this objurgation on
         Mr. Ben Allen.                           --Dickens.
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         With a strong objurgation of the elbow in his ribs.
                                                  --Landor.
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