Reprimand: a recklessness which cannot be too severely reprehended
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- Tolstoy particularly reprehended the widely held view of Dostoyevsky as a ‘prophet and saint,’ someone immersed in the conflict between Good and Evil.
- Once she had upset Sophie because Sophie was playing with her dolls and making much noise and Adele tried to reprehend her.
- I knew my posture had been less than perfect and knowing I had not left with the others I feared he wished to reprehend me.
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- ‘A freeman will have his hand cut off, but a serf…’ He shook his head in silent reprehension.
- The notice posted by Victoria Alexander of Films In Review is minimally positive but otherwise scathing in its reprehension of the film's ideological messages.
- Jones does concede, however, that very few artists manage to avoid reprehension as they struggle for fame and recognition.
Middle English: from Latin reprehendere 'seize, check, rebuke', from re- (expressing intensive force) + prehendere 'seize'.
Words that rhyme with reprehendamend, append, apprehend, ascend, attend, befriend, bend, blend, blende, commend, comprehend, condescend, contend, defriend, depend, emend, end, expend, extend, fend, forfend, friend, impend, interdepend, lend, mend, misapprehend, misspend, offend, on-trend, Oostende, Ostend, perpend, portend, rend, scrag-end, send, spend, subtend, suspend, tail end, tend, transcend, trend, underspend, unfriend, upend, vend, weekend, wend
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