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reprimand
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition to criticize someone by telling them what they did wrong — often in a formal manner
  • Instead of a reprimand for their previous negligence, the case seemed rather to require an eulogium on their praiseworthy caution after the mischief had happened; a grateful recognition of the promptitude of their zeal the moment that there was no longer any remedy.
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