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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An act or expression of criticism and censure v. - Censure severely or angrily.

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Used as a noun, listen here, it means: n. - An act or expression of criticism and censure; v. - Censure severely or angrily. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To again test; to again examine for flaws, errors, etc.; to again check against a standard or standards.

Usage examples (35)
  • She greeted me with a look of cold reproof.
  • But the reproof is here given to the stronger and more knowing
  • She smiled and in reproof tapped his arm with her fan.
  • How the reproof is expressed: "How long will you do so?" for more
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