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reprove
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • "Tom, Tom, if I knew I couldn’t tell you," said Slughorn, wagging a reproving, sugar-covered finger at Riddle, though ruining the effect slightly by winking.
  • ’No,’ she said reprovingly, folding up the newspaper.
  • Tom, Tom, if I knew I couldn’t tell you," said Slughorn, wagging his finger reprovingly at Riddle, though winking at the same time.

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  • 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.

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