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rebuked

verb
past tense of rebuke

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1 to criticize (someone) so as to correct a fault
  • the father was forced to rebuke his son for the spendthrift ways he had adopted since arriving at college

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3 to express public or formal disapproval of
  • in a rare move, the state's supreme court rebuked the governor for trying to circumvent one of its recent rulings

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“Rebuked.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rebuked. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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