Definition of Reproof in English :
Define Reproof in English
Reproof meaning in English
Meaning of Reproof in English
Pronunciation of Reproof in English
Reproof pronunciation in English
Pronounce Reproof in Englishsee synonyms of reproof
an act or expression of criticism and censure
Example Sentences:'he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face'
2. bawl out, berate, call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, jaw, lambast, lambaste, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, scold, take to task, trounce
censure severely or angrily
Example Sentences:'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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