[ UK /ɹɪpɹˈuːv/ ]
  1. take to task
    He admonished the child for his bad behavior
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How To Use reprove In A Sentence

  • 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. Marion's Faith.
  • Declaring, that in few, discreete, and well placed words, the covered craft of church-Men may bee justly reproved, and their hypocrisie honestly discovered The Decameron
  • For these Galatians, whom the apostle reproves, desired no more but that, in the justification of a believer, works of the law, or duties of obedience, might be admitted into a conjunction or copartnership with faith in Christ Jesus; for that they would exclude faith in him, and assign justification unto works without it, nothing is intimated, and it is a foolish imagination. The Doctrine of Justification by Faith
  • He will surely reprove you , if ye do secretly accept persons.
  • Now therefore why hast thou not reproved Jeremiah Anathoth, which makeup himself a prophet to you?
  • Reprove your friend privately, commend him puBlicly.
  • In 1849 one was reproved for paying addresses to an unconverted woman.
  • Henderson pushed the door open, ready to reprove his friend, until he saw him there, sitting in the chair. WITHOUT REMORSE
  • Some that are very cautious, emplaster the wounds of such over-grown elms with a mixture of clay and horse-dung, bound about them with a wisp of hay or fine moss, and I do not reprove it, provided they take care to temper it well, so as the vermine nestle not in it. Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) Or A Discourse of Forest Trees
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