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harangue

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishharangueha‧rangue /həˈræŋ/ verb [transitive]  TALK/MAKE A SPEECHto speak in a loud angry way, often for a long time, in order to criticize someone or to persuade them that you are rightharangue somebody about something He stood on the street corner, haranguing passers-by about the stupidity of the forthcoming war.harangue noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
harangueThe boys were harangued by a man in a full beard.He'd thrown the receiver off the hook, but she was haranguing the empty line, demanding he reply.Teachers can't teach when they have to harangue the kids about good behavior.He walked round and round his small chamber, haranguing the walls.Once we were harangued to eat protein, and heaven help the poor water buffalo who ambled past me at mealtime.However, after haranguing us and making me mop up his uniform, the outraged policeman indicated a couple of wash-basins.
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Verb table
harangue
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyharangue
he, she, itharangues
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyharangued
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave harangued
he, she, ithas harangued
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad harangued
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill harangue
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have harangued
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam haranguing
he, she, itis haranguing
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you, we, theyare haranguing
Past
I, he, she, itwas haranguing
you, we, theywere haranguing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been haranguing
he, she, ithas been haranguing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been haranguing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be haranguing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been haranguing
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