sermonize - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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/ˈsɜː(r)mənaɪz/
present tense
I/you/we/theysermonize
he/she/itsermonizes
present participlesermonizing
past tensesermonized
past participlesermonized
  1. to tell someone how to behave in a morally correct way, although they do not want to hear it