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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Punished especially by harsh criticism or rebuke.

Usage examples (31)
  • Samuel with a word reproved, and convicted, and silenced, and sentenced him.
  • The judges of first instance discharged M. Verney, and "reproved" him.
  • I kind of reproved father for saying so, you remember, but it is true.
  • "Nay, death is not everywhere," she reproved gently. for more
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