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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who finds fault or imputes blame.

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  • According to the judges, the prize was awarded to him partly because he has been a 'rebuker at the gates.'
  • This lover of liberty, this gentle rebuker of kings, was of the free-thinkers, at least in the sympathy of political thought.
  • Having Maxine for a friend, a supporter, and an occasional rebuker has been one of the more interesting experiences of my life.
  • In biblical times the courts of law were located at the city gates, and a 'rebuker at the gates' was a person who defended the rights of the oppressed. for more
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