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used in The Brothers Karamazov

4 uses
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harsh criticism; or formal criticism from an organization — such as the U.S. Senate
  • they would censure me, and I would burst out laughing in their faces.
    Book 11 — Ivan (21% in)
censure = criticize
  • They all felt friendly to me at once, even those who had been sternest in their censure, and all the following month, before my discharge came, they could not make enough of me.
    Book 6 — The Russian Monk (42% in)
  • Many persons were shocked at the time and wagged their heads as they talked over it—and most of all Father Ferapont, to whom some of the censorious had hastened to report this "extraordinary" counsel on the part of the elder.
    Book 7 — Alyosha (25% in)
  • God will censure you.
    Book 11 — Ivan (21% in)

There are no more uses of "censure" in The Brothers Karamazov.

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