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rebuke
used in Leaves of Grass

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Definition
criticize severely; or such criticism
  • Let me have my own way, Let others promulge the laws, I will make no account of the laws, Let others praise eminent men and hold up peace, I hold up agitation and conflict, I praise no eminent man, I rebuke to his face the one that was thought most worthy.
    Book 17 — BIRDS OF PASSAGE (70% in)
  • Miserable! yet for thy errors, vanities, sins, I will not now rebuke thee, Thy unexampled woes and pangs have quell'd them all, And left thee sacred.
    Book 24 — AUTUMN RIVULETS (88% in)

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