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censure
used in Babbitt

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Definition
harsh criticism; or formal criticism from an organization — such as the U.S. Senate
  • If he took her to dinner, if he were seen by censorious friends—But he went on ardently:
    Chapter 24 (78% in)
censorious = tending to express harsh criticism
  • Mr. Jones, though he was a man censorious of morals and of laundry machinery, seemed satisfied.
    Chapter 29 (10% in)

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