All 4 Uses of
- I know,' said Aunt Harriet's voice, accepting the reproof in my mother's tone, but I had to, Emily.†
- I had everything ready,' she told me reprovingly.†
- Her eyes dwelt reprovingly and curiously on the white-suited figure.†
- She perceived our confusion, and shook her head reprovingly.
Chpt 17 *reprovingly = in a critical manner
(reprove) express disapproval or criticism -- typically in a mild manner & sometimes even in a friendly manner