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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To scold or correct for wrongdoing mildly; fault.

Usage examples (32)
  • reprove your friend privately, commend him publicly.
  • Verb (used with object) : to reprove a pupil for making a mistake. ,to reprove a bad decision
  • He that is to reprove is to remember, that his business is not to declaim and shew his parts, but to work a cure.
  • If He is, and we are therefore 'light in the Lord,' we shall 'reprove' or 'convict' the for more
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