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preach

verb [I] (ADVISE)    /priːtʃ/ disapproving
to give unwanted advice, especially about moral matters, in a boring way: He's such a pain - he's always preaching about the virtues of working hard and getting up early. My mother's always preaching at/to me about keeping my room tidy.Giving advice
(Definition of preach verb (ADVISE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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