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rebuke
used in Catch-22

5 uses
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Definition
criticize severely; or such criticism
  • Doc Daneeka rebuked him grievingly.
    Chapter 3 — Havermeyer (70% in)
  • Colonel Cathcart was stung by the blunt rebuke and skulked guiltily about his room in smarting repudiation.
    Chapter 13 — Major De Coverley (65% in)
  • Someone at Twenty-seventh Air Force Headquarters had it in for him and sent back every report he wrote with a blistering rebuke, and Colonel Korn had bribed a clever mail clerk there named Wintergreen to try to find out who it was.
    Chapter 21 — General Dreedle (32% in)
  • The mere word was anathema to him, and he stormed back and forth in excoriating condemnation, shaking a piercing finger of rebuke in the guilt-ridden faces of Colonel Cathcart, Colonel Korn and the poor battle-scarred captain with the submachine gun who commanded the M.P.s. Is this Russia?
    Chapter 24 — Milo (16% in)
  • Nately protested with passion that was both a plea and a rebuke.
    Chapter 26 — Aarfy (17% in)

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