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used in Lucky by Sebold

3 uses
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to criticize someone by telling them what they did wrong — often in a formal manner
  • I took each reprimand for what it was: an awareness that the specificity of my rape did not matter, but only how and if it conformed to an established charge.
    Chapter Two (59% in)
  • His tone was a reprimand, now that I already had.
    Chapter Nine (43% in)
  • I didn't know what he meant or how to respond to the reprimand.
    Chapter Ten (95% in)

There are no more uses of "reprimand" in Lucky by Sebold.

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