Definition of reprove
- it is not for me to reprove popular taste
- —D. W. Brogan
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The teacher reproved the student for being late.
my piano teacher often reproves me for slouching while playing, observing that good posture helps one play better
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bring to account, call to account;
: to criticize or correct (someone) usually in a gentle way
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