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Word: reprove

Definition: censure; rebuke; N. reproof


Sentences Containing 'reprove'

He is not afraid to reprove what he thinks amiss; and the astonishment of Marcus at this will prove, if proof were needed, that he was not used to plain dealing.
If anybody shall reprove me, and shall make it apparent unto me, that in any either opinion or action of mine I do err, I will most gladly retract.
The natural day is very calm, and will hardly reprove his indolence.

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