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used in Catch-22

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harsh criticism; or formal criticism from an organization — such as the U.S. Senate
  • 'That's your own fault,' Milo censured them both selfrighteously.
    Chapter 22 — Milo the Mayor (37% in)
censured = criticized
  • The chaplain felt most deceitful presiding at funerals, and it would not have astonished him to learn that the apparition in the tree that day was a manifestation of the Almighty's censure for the blasphemy and pride inherent in his function.
    Chapter 25 — The Chaplain (27% in)
  • Doc Daneeka exclaimed mournfully with accusing disgust, the egg-shaped pouches under both eyes firm and censorious.
    Chapter 27 — Nurse Duckett (91% in)

There are no more uses of "censure" in Catch-22.

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