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reprove
used in Anne Of Green Gables

2 uses
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Definition
to express disapproval of one's actions to them
  • Marilla smothered a smile under the conviction that Anne must be reproved for such a speech.
    Chapter 6 — Marilla Makes Up Her Mind (73% in)
reproved = criticized
  • Marilla felt helplessly that all this should be sternly reproved, but she was hampered by the undeniable fact that some of the things Anne had said, especially about the minister's sermons and Mr. Bell's prayers, were what she herself had really thought deep down in her heart for years, but had never given expression to.
    Chapter 11 — Anne's Impressions of Sunday-School (96% in)

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