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reprimand
used in Catch-22

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Definition
to criticize someone by telling them what they did wrong — often in a formal manner
  • The chaplain's initial fear had been that the colonel intended reprimanding him for having gone back into the officers' club without permission the evening before.
    Chapter 19 — Colonel Cathcart (29% in)
  • They were shifty, cheerful, subservient men who were comfortable only with each other and never met anyone else's eye, not even Yossarian's eye at the open-air meeting they called to reprimand him publicly for making Kid Sampson turn back from the mission to Bologna.
    Chapter 15 — Piltchard & Wren (5% in)

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