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Overview of noun reproof

The noun reproof has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) rebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimand

(an act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face")


Overview of verb reproof

The verb reproof has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast

(censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup")

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