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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of harangue.

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Examples

  • The captain harangued and scolded an apathetic team.

    Just Patty

  • This did not appease: but on the return of the bill to the House of Lords, where our amendments were to be read, the Chancellor in the most personal terms harangued against Fox, and concluded with saying that “he despised his scurrility as much as his adulation and recantation.”

    Letters of Horace Walpole 01

  • Chancellor in the most personal terms harangued against Fox, and concluded with saying that "he despised his scurrility as much as his adulation and recantation."

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 2

  • Apparently, back in 1991, Muniz "harangued" actor Woody Harrelson and veteran Ron Kovic for their public stance against the Gulf War to liberate the Kuwaiti monarchy.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Ms Harney said Finance Minister Brian Lenihan was constantly being "harangued" in the Dail to get rid of reliefs.

    Belfasttelegraph.co.uk - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Don't you just LOVE analysts who use words like "harangued" (pretending to be erudite and sophisticated) and, in the same sentence, leave out the simple, basic preposition "of"?

    MacDailyNews

  • Not only did the Chinese brush off Obama's appeals this week, they harangued the United States for its own shortcomings.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: November 19, 2009

  • In a separate but related development, Jade Goody today harangued reporters in a telephone conference from her sickbed, screaming, look at me!

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Parts of the speech were rehearsed – because a music cue was ready to roll – but the most eye-popping sections were clearly off-piste: O'Grady broke off to apologise for swearing, presumably on a producer's orders, and harangued the floor manager, off-screen, who was apparently holding up cards telling him to move on.

    Paul O'Grady's socialist fury rant was a rare live-TV shock

  • He was removed from the magistracy after having, in 1800, jumped into the tumbrel taking Sarah Lloyd, a servant girl, to the scaffold, and harangued the crowd about the injustice of the sentence.

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