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rebuke
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
criticize severely; or such criticism
  • And how he later rebuked our childishness by refusing to talk about her; if he "did it" with her, The Voice was not bragging about it.
    p. 298.9
  • But Owen rebuked me for this idea, too.
    p. 112.3
  • The stern look of Mary Magdalene rebuked them; her former line of work and her harsh reformation shamed them.
    p. 274.9
  • And when Jesus saw that a crowd came running together, he rebuked the unclean spirit, saying to it, "You dumb and deaf spirit, I command you, come out of him, and never enter him again."
    p. 575.7

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