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reprimand
used in Sense and Sensibility

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Definition
to criticize someone by telling them what they did wrong — often in a formal manner
  • As it was impossible, however, now to prevent their coming, Lady Middleton resigned herself to the idea of it, with all the philosophy of a well-bred woman, contenting herself with merely giving her husband a gentle reprimand on the subject five or six times every day.
    Chapter 21 (11% in)
  • Elinor began to find this impertinence too much for her temper; but she was saved the trouble of checking it, by Lucy's sharp reprimand, which now, as on many occasions, though it did not give much sweetness to the manners of one sister, was of advantage in governing those of the other.
    Chapter 32 (99% in)

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