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reprimanding

verb
present participle of reprimand

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2 to criticize (someone) usually gently so as to correct a fault
  • reprimanded the student for using the lax grammar and punctuation of text messaging in a term paper

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3 to express public or formal disapproval of
  • the president was forced to reprimand the general for publicly voicing his disagreements with the nation's foreign policy

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“Reprimanding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reprimanding. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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