To better see all uses of the word
reprove
in
War and Peace
please enable javascript.

reprove
Used In
War and Peace
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • At the end of the meeting the Grand Master with irony and ill-will reproved Bezukhov for his vehemence and said it was not love of virtue alone, but also a love of strife that had moved him in the dispute.
  • Denisov was angry with the Cossack because the saddle girths were too slack, reproved him, and mounted.
  • In battle he was always under fire, so that Kutuzov reproved him for it and feared to send him to the front, and like Dokhturov he was one of those unnoticed cogwheels that, without clatter or noise, constitute the most essential part of the machine.
  • That’s all right!" said he; and looking angrily at the unconscious little princess, he shook his head reprovingly and slammed the door.
  • He’ll show you what law is!" the mob were saying as if reproving one another for their lack of confidence.

  • There are no more uses of "reprove" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • She’s the kind of boss who reproves in private and praises in public.
  • I don’t want to spoil her, but I don’t have the heart to reprove her.

  • Go to more samples
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading