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Word: rebuke

Definition: scold harshly; criticize severely


Sentences Containing 'rebuke'

The man, somewhat crest fallen by the rebuke he had received, repeated what the concierge had said.
On such occasions, if a convenient opportunity offer, rebuke the speaker.
Again, when they either are in their greatest exultation; and in the middle of all their pomp and glory; or being angry and displeased, in great state and majesty, as from an higher place, they chide and rebuke.

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