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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Expressing rebuke.

Usage examples (22)
  • John Wiswall, a "young man with somewhat original objurgatory tendencies," was not of the meaner sort of families.
  • Although known by various titles on the plantation, objurgatory among the hands, facetious among the heads, such as Dancing Devil, Spinning
  • Among his children, by his wife Hannah, was one John, born March 21, 1667, who became the "young man with somewhat original objurgatory tendencies," and in the autumn of...
  • The awful objurgatory practice he is accustomed to. for more
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