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Daemon
Posted: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 12:00:00 AM
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reprove

(verb) To speak disapprovingly to (a person); rebuke or scold.

Synonyms: admonish

Usage: He reproved the child for his bad behavior and sent him to bed without supper.
KSPavan
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reprove
Definition: (verb) To speak disapprovingly to (a person); rebuke or scold.
Synonyms: admonish
Usage: He reproved the child for his bad behavior and sent him to bed without supper.
taurine
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The less I shall have occasion to reprove myself, the less I shall be concerned to know what others say against me.

-The Management of the Tongue: Under the Following Very Important and Useful Heads: Conversation--The Babbler--The Silent Man--The Witty Man ... by Laurent Bordelon, Boston, 1817.
Adyl Mouhei
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Reprove


Reprimand (someone).
"He was reproved for obscenity"


Synonyms :

reprimand
rebuke
reproach
scold
admonish
remonstrate with
Wilmar (USA) 1M
Posted: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 9:33:52 AM

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Definition: (verb) To speak disapprovingly to (a person); rebuke or scold.
Synonyms: admonish
Usage: He reproved the child for his bad behavior and sent him to bed without supper.


No one uses this.
Emel Rapchan
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