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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Criticizing; Admonishing

Usage examples (32)
  • There is need of a great deal of meekness in reproving those who deserve reproof.
  • This was the effect of Christ's meekness in reproving her; he gave her no ill language, and then she gave him none.
  • Ministers must be faithful to great men in reproving them for their sins, but they must not be rude and uncivil to them.
  • John's faithfulness in reproving Herod, v. 3, 4. for more
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