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censure
used in The Picture of Dorian Gray - 20 chapter version

3 uses
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Definition
harsh criticism; or formal criticism from an organization — such as the U.S. Senate
  • Women who had wildly adored him, and for his sake had braved all social censure and set convention at defiance, were seen to grow pallid with shame or horror if Dorian Gray entered the room.
    Chapter 11 (77% in)
censure = criticism
  • Compared to what he saw in it of censure or rebuke, how shallow Basil's reproaches about Sibyl Vane had been!
    Chapter 10 (24% in)
  • That you may censure it the better.
    Chapter 17 (33% in)

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