reprove

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To convey one’s disapproval of; to rebuke, especially in a gentle, sweet, kind tone

Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.

{v} to blam, censure, chide, condemn
{f} admonish, reproach; censure, condemn; blame, accuse
take to task; "He admonished the child for his bad behavior"
To disprove; to refute
To chide to the face as blameworthy; to accuse as guilty; to censure
If you reprove someone, you speak angrily or seriously to them because they have behaved in a wrong or foolish way. `There's no call for talk like that,' Mrs Evans reproved him Women were reproved if they did not wear hats in court. = admonish. to criticize someone for something that they have done = tell off reprove sb for (doing) sth (reprover, from reprobare , from probare; PROBE)
To express disapprobation of; as, to reprove faults
To convince
To convey one's disapproval of; to rebuke, especially in a gentle, sweet, kind tone
reprover
One who reproves; who rebukes is a kind tone
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Expressing reproof; reproachful or admonishing
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Present participle of reprove
reprover
{n} one who reproves, one who blames
To reprove
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reproved
past of reprove
reproved
punished especially by reproof or reprimand
reprover
One who, or that which, reproves
reprover
{i} admonisher, one who scolds; one who censures, one who condemns; one who blames, accuser
reproves
plural of reprove
reproving
expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective
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If you give someone a reproving look or speak in a reproving voice, you show or say that you think they have behaved in a wrong or foolish way. `Flatterer,' she said giving him a mock reproving look. + reprovingly reprov·ing·ly `I'm trying to sleep,' he lied, speaking reprovingly. expressing criticism of something that someone has done
reprovingly
in an accusatory manner; in the manner of admonishing; in a condemnatory manner
reprovingly
In a reproving manner
reprovingly
in a reproving or reproachful manner; "she spoke to him reprovingly
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