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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To blame or scold in a sharp way.

Usage examples (35)
  • To train a dog well, you must sternly rebuke it for any misbehavior.
  • He had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face
  • Mr. Broughton's comments drew a rebuke from the U.S.
  • American voters delivered a stinging midterm rebuke Tuesday to for more
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