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reprimand
used in Gone with the Wind

5 uses
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Definition to criticize someone by telling them what they did wrong — often in a formal manner
  • He could not bear to see a slave pouting under a reprimand, no matter how well deserved, or hear a kitten mewing or a child crying; but he had a horror of having this weakness discovered.
    1.2 (49% in)
  • It annoyed her that her quick reprimands brought such acute fright to his round eyes, for he looked so simple minded when he was frightened.
    3.25 (67% in)
  • In other days she would have been forced at least to reprimand him severely.
    3.28 (12% in)
  • He only laughed and would not permit Scarlett even to slap the little girl's hand by way of reprimand.
    5.59 (6% in)
  • He was her god, the center of her small world, and that was too precious for him to risk losing by reprimands.
    5.59 (9% in)

There are no more uses of "reprimand" in Gone with the Wind.

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