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To say something, or to speak to someone in an angry way - synonyms or related words

lash out

to criticize someone or something angrily

tear into

to criticize someone or something very angrily



to speak to someone in an angry, offensive way

tell off

to criticize someone angrily for doing something wrong




to criticize someone, especially a child, severely and usually angrily for something they have done wrong



mainly literary

to shout angrily at someone

jump down someone’s throat

to suddenly speak very angrily to someone, in a way that seems unfair

raise your voice

to speak in a loud angry way

let fly

to criticize someone angrily

bite someone’s head off

to react angrily or rudely to someone when they think you have no reason for doing this


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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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