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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a disapproving or rebuking manner.

Usage examples (35)
  • She spoke to him reprovingly
  • I heard her call the dog's name reprovingly, then cry out in pain as the dog leapt from her arms. "
  • She glanced reprovingly at me over her spectacles.
  • She laughed, wagged her finger reprovingly at him. for more
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