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reproof

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an often public or formal expression of disapproval
  • even in church we were not free from Mother's familiar reproof of our ingrained tendency to fidget in our seats

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The first known use of reproof was in the 14th century

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“Reproof.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reproof. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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