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reprove
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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Definition
to express disapproval of one's actions to them
  • I am justly reproved for what I feel was an unjustifiable intrusion, and I promise you that I will not mention the matter again.
    Chapter 7 — The Stapletons of Merripit House (36% in)
reproved = criticized
There are no more uses of "reprove" in The Hound of the Baskervilles.

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