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Reproval

noun
1.
An act or expression of criticism and censure.  Synonyms: rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof.






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"Reproval" Quotes from Famous Books



... Bowed, time-beaten, grey, yet alert and responsive to kindness of speech; And see how old eyes can light up if you promise a pipe-charge a-piece. For the comforting weed KINGSLEY eulogised is not taboo in this place, Where the whiff aromatic brings not cold reproval to Charity's face. Ah! the tale is o'erlong for full telling; but never a bright afternoon In London's chill leaf-strewn October was better bestowed. 'Tis a boon To be able to speak on behalf of Samaritan ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 103, November 5, 1892 • Various

... patience, even in the hour of deepest trial, and should you be called to its death bedside you can look into the pale face and then up to God without a sting of conscience. Parents, be firm, but be patient with your child. Let love shine out of every reproval and you will find it is not so difficult to train him and govern him as ...
— The Gospel Day • Charles Ebert Orr

... his shoulder. Kane would have uttered an indignant protest at the intrusion, had not the intruder himself as quickly recoiled with an astonishment and contrition that was beyond the effect of any reproval. He literally gasped at the spectacle before him. A handsomely dressed woman reclining in a chair; lace and jewelry and ribbons depending from her saturated shoulders; tresses of golden hair filling her lap and lying on the ...
— Under the Redwoods • Bret Harte



Words linked to "Reproval" :   dressing down, bawling out, upbraiding, chastening, scolding, rebuke, reproach, talking to, chastisement, lecture, going-over, unfavorable judgment, earful, riot act, admonishment, blowing up, correction, objurgation, admonition, speech, chiding, tongue-lashing, reprehension, chewing out, criticism, what for, reproof, reprove, castigation, berating, monition



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