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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Punished especially by reproof or reprimand.

Usage examples (29)
  • My father-in-law was rebuked, which is what the evil saucer was really after.
  • No one asks them to dance; if you do you get "rebuked" roundly!
  • But it's now been 2 weeks and I was "rebuked" for not posting anything.
  • She was mad at him (in Lucian's words, she "rebuked" Eucrates) for only burning one of her sandals with her favorite clothes. for more
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