Part of speech:
Reproof is an expression of disapproval.
(Obs.) To set a price on; appraise
A harsh or sharp reprimand.
Approval expressed especially by the clapping of hands.
A reason or occasion for condemning.
A check or an abrupt setback to progress or action:
A deliberate slight or affront.
The right or chance to accept or refuse something before it is offered to another; option
A repelling or being repelled
Failure or refusal to approve; rejection
An official condemnation, reprimand, or expression of adverse criticism, usually by a legislative or other formal body, of the conduct of one of its members or of someone whose behavior it monitors.
A critical comment or judgment.
An admonishing, or warning to correct some fault
Shame, disgrace, discredit, or blame, or a source, cause, or occasion of this
The definition of a lecture is a talk given on a particular subject or a scolding given after someone does something wrong.
The imposition of a penalty or deprivation for wrongdoing:
A number, letter, or other mark that refers to the ability of something.
The definition of a correction is a change that fixes a mistake, or a punishment to correct a fault.
Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
A document setting forth certain points or listing complaints, grievances, etc.
A severe scolding.
To speak to in disapproval; rebuke
To urge or exhort
(Now Chiefly Dial.) A gift given for services; tip
The definition of an insult is a rude or offending remark.
To scold is to criticize, chastise or rebuke someone for something.
The definition of comeuppance is getting the punishment you deserve.
1749, Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, XV.v:
To scold or rebuke severely
To punish or rebuke severely.
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To scold or rebuke sharply; berate.
To reprimand or rebuke (a person)
(Psychology) To exclude (painful or disturbing memories, for example) automatically or unconsciously from the conscious mind.
To hold, fasten, or secure so as to prevent or limit movement:
To strike with something flat, specif. the palm of the hand
To speak abusively to or about; berate; revile
Excessive, untrue, or insincere praise; exaggerated compliment or attention
To try to please, or ingratiate oneself with, by praise and attention
To criticize for a fault or an offense
To perform as rap music:
To impose and collect a tax on (something).
Rag is defined as to tease, joke with or nag.
To defeat decisively:
(Slang) To talk, esp. in a boring or abusive way
To present and urge reasons in opposition or complaint; protest; object; expostulate
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