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moralize

verb [I] uk disapproving (UK usually moralise)   /ˈmɒr.əl.aɪz/ us    /ˈmɔːr-/
to express judgments about what is morally right and wrong: his parents' self-righteous moralizingMorality and rules of behaviour
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