Difference between reprehend and reprove
- express strong disapproval of
Once she had upset Sophie because Sophie was playing with her dolls and making much noise and Adele tried to reprehend her.
To reprehend princes is dangerous; and to over-commend some of them is palpable lying.
Gentles, do not reprehend: with Hero Histories, we will mend:
- take to task
The priest reproved people for not coming to church.
Four years at one school give opportunities which are illimitable, but the present writer knew neither of them in the bread-and-butter period, and was properly reproved by the one and snubbed by the other when, in the supposed superiority of his years and co-extensive views on the frangibility of feminine friendship, he had sought to raise the veil of the past and peer into the archives of those school-days.
Declaring, that in few, discreete, and well placed words, the covered craft of church-Men may bee justly reproved, and their hypocrisie honestly discovered