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reprimand
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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Definition
to criticize someone by telling them what they did wrong — often in a formal manner
  • Her defender, whom she dreaded more than her assailant, having reluctantly disappeared, the farmer continued his reprimand, which Tess took with the greatest coolness, that sort of attack being independent of sex.
    6 — The Convert (22% in)

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