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reprove
used in King Lear

2 uses
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Definition
to express disapproval of one's actions to them
  • he's full of alteration And self-reproving:
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — The Camp of the British Forces near Dover (8% in)
reproving = criticism
  • I now perceive it was not altogether your brother's evil disposition made him seek his death; but a provoking merit, set a-work by a reproveable badness in himself.
    3.5 — Act 3 Scene 5 — A Room in Gloster's Castle (32% in)

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