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censure
used in Henry VIII

3 uses
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Definition
harsh criticism; or formal criticism from an organization — such as the U.S. Senate
  • wag his tongue in censure
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — London. An ante-chamber in the palace (24% in)
censure = criticism
  • We must not stint Our necessary actions, in the fear To cope malicious censurers; which ever, As ravenous fishes, do a vessel follow That is new-trimm'd, but benefit no further Than vainly longing.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — The same. The council-chamber (38% in)
  • Most honour'd madam, My Lord of York, out of his noble nature, Zeal and obedience he still bore your Grace, Forgetting, like a good man, your late censure Both of his truth and him, which was too far, Offers, as I do, in a sign of peace, His service and his counsel.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — London. The Queen's apartments (35% in)

There are no more uses of "censure" in Henry VIII.

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