exprobrate

transitive verb
ex·​pro·​brate | \ ˈeksprōˌbrāt \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of exprobrate

archaic

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History and Etymology for exprobrate

Latin exprobratus, past participle of exprobrare, from ex- ex- entry 1 + -probrare (from probrum disgraceful act, infamy)

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“Exprobrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exprobrate. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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