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Severe reproof; strong censure.
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  1. Severe reproof; strong censure.
  2. The act of condemning.
  3. A reason or occasion for condemning.
The act of reproving or something said in reproving; rebuke; censure
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  1. The act of reproving or something said in reproving; rebuke; censure
  2. The act, an instance, or an expression of reproving; a rebuke.
A severe, formal, or official rebuke or censure.
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  1. A severe, formal, or official rebuke or censure.
  2. A severe, formal or official reproof; reprehension, rebuke, private or public.
  3. A severe or formal rebuke, esp. by a person in authority
An abrupt, blunt refusal of offered advice, help, etc.
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  1. An abrupt, blunt refusal of offered advice, help, etc.
  2. A sudden resistance or refusal.
  3. A check or an abrupt setback to progress or action:
(Nautical) A sudden checking, as of a rope or cable running out.
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  1. (Nautical) A sudden checking, as of a rope or cable running out.
  2. A deliberate slight or affront.
  3. Scornful, slighting action or treatment; affront
The act or an instance of refusing.
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  1. The act or an instance of refusing.
  2. (Civil engineering) Depth or point at which well or borehole drilling cannot continue.
  3. Rejection of goods or denial of services to which a person is entitled; not completing a contract by either non-acceptance or nonpayment for goods or services; a chance to accept or reject something before any one else is offered that chance; the privilege of being afforded such a chance, also known as the right of first refusal. Rejection of goods or denial of services to which a person is entitled; not completing a contract by either non-acceptance or nonpayment for goods or services; a chance to accept or reject something before any one else is offered that chance; the privilege of being afforded such a chance, also known as the right of first refusal.
Rejection; refusal:
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  1. Rejection; refusal:
  2. A refusal, rejection, or rebuff
  3. The act of repulsing or the state of being repulsed:
Unfavorable opinion; condemnation
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  1. Unfavorable opinion; condemnation
  2. Failure or refusal to approve; rejection
  3. The act of disapproving, an expression of condemnation.
A harsh or sharp reprimand.
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  1. A harsh or sharp reprimand.
  2. A succession of critical remarks, such as those directed by a parent towards a misbehaving child.
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. 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.
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  1. 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. 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.
  2. A judgment or resolution condemning a person for misconduct; specif., an official expression of disapproval passed by a legislature
  3. An expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism.
The act of making judgments; analysis of qualities and evaluation of comparative worth; esp., the critical consideration and judgment of literary or artistic work
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  1. The act of making judgments; analysis of qualities and evaluation of comparative worth; esp., the critical consideration and judgment of literary or artistic work
  2. The act of criticising; a critical judgment passed or expressed; a critical observation or detailed examination and review; a critique; animadversion; censure.
  3. The scientific or scholarly investigation of texts or documents to discover their origin, history, or original form
An admonishing, or warning to correct some fault
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  1. An admonishing, or warning to correct some fault
  2. Mild, kind, yet earnest reproof.
  3. A judge’s advice, cautionary statement, direction, reprimand, or warning to a jury, lawyer, party, spectator, or witness regarding any matter that arises during a judicial proceeding. A judge’s advice, cautionary statement, direction, reprimand, or warning to a jury, lawyer, party, spectator, or witness regarding any matter that arises during a judicial proceeding.
The act of banishing or excluding.
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  1. The act of banishing or excluding.
  2. A rejection or exclusion by general consent, as from a group or from acceptance by society
  3. In Athens and other cities of ancient Greece, the temporary banishment by popular vote of a citizen considered dangerous to the state.
The state of being responsible for a fault or error; culpability.
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  1. The state of being responsible for a fault or error; culpability.
  2. The act of blaming; accusation; condemnation; censure
  3. Censure; condemnation:
An instance of severe criticism or rebuke.
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  1. An instance of severe criticism or rebuke.
The act, or an expression, of criticism, censure or condemnation; reprimand
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Shame, disgrace, discredit, or blame, or a source, cause, or occasion of this
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  1. Shame, disgrace, discredit, or blame, or a source, cause, or occasion of this
  2. (Obs.) An object of blame, censure, scorn, etc.
  3. A mild rebuke, or an implied criticism.
A lengthy rebuke or scolding
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  1. A lengthy rebuke or scolding
  2. The text of such a talk
  3. An exposition of a given subject delivered before an audience or class, as for the purpose of instruction.
Rough treatment or use:
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  1. Rough treatment or use:
  2. A penalty imposed on an offender for a crime or wrongdoing
  3. The imposition of a penalty or deprivation for wrongdoing:
(Radio, TV) A figure, measured by statistical sampling, reflecting the relative size of an audience for a program, time period, etc.
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  1. (Radio, TV) A figure, measured by statistical sampling, reflecting the relative size of an audience for a program, time period, etc.
  2. A rank, class, or grade; specif., a classification of military or naval personnel according to specialized skills and training
  3. A specified performance limit, as of capacity, range, or operational capability:
The act or process of correcting.
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  1. The act or process of correcting.
  2. Punishment or scolding to correct faults
  3. Something offered or substituted for a mistake or fault:
Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
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  1. Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
  2. An afflicted condition; pain; suffering
Corrective punishment; chastisement; reproof; pungent criticism.
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A document setting forth certain points or listing complaints, grievances, etc.
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  1. A document setting forth certain points or listing complaints, grievances, etc.
  2. A remonstration; disapproval; a formal, usually written, protest or objection.
  3. An expression of protest, complaint, or reproof, especially a formal statement of grievances.
A severe scolding.
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  1. A severe scolding.
  2. A sound scolding
  3. (Idiomatic) A reprimand or rarely, a thrashing.
(Informal) A belittling remark or crushing retort
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  1. (Informal) A belittling remark or crushing retort
  2. Alternative spelling of put-down.
  3. An insult or barb; a snide or demeaning remark.
To express disapproval to (someone); criticize:
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  1. To express disapproval to (someone); criticize:
  2. (Obs.) To convince or convict
  3. To speak to in disapproval; rebuke
To rebuke severely or formally
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  1. To rebuke severely or formally
  2. To reprove (someone) severely, especially in a formal or official way.
To inform or remind, by way of a warning
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  1. To inform or remind, by way of a warning
  2. To counsel (another) against something to be avoided or warn (that something is dangerous):
  3. To reprove mildly
To remind (someone) of something forgotten or disregarded, as an obligation or a responsibility.
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  1. To remind (someone) of something forgotten or disregarded, as an obligation or a responsibility.
  2. To counsel (another) against something to be avoided or warn (that something is dangerous):
  3. To caution against specific faults; warn
To punish or rebuke severely.
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  1. To punish or rebuke severely.
  2. To punish or rebuke severely, esp. by harsh public criticism
To scold or condemn sharply
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  1. To scold or condemn sharply
  2. To punish, as for wrongdoing.
  3. To punish, esp. by beating
To express disapproval.
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  1. To express disapproval.
  2. To scold mildly so as to correct or improve; reprimand:
  3. To scold; now, usually, to reprove mildly
To perform rap music.
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  1. To perform rap music.
  2. To perform rap or a rap
  3. To utter sharply:
To rebuke severely or formally
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  1. To rebuke severely or formally
  2. To reprove (someone) severely, especially in a formal or official way.
To accuse of and blame for a fault so as to make feel ashamed; rebuke; reprove
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  1. To accuse of and blame for a fault so as to make feel ashamed; rebuke; reprove
  2. To express disapproval of, criticism of, or disappointment in (someone).
  3. (Rare) To bring shame and disgrace upon; be a cause of discredit to
To speak to in disapproval; rebuke
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  1. To speak to in disapproval; rebuke
  2. To express disapproval of (something done or said); censure
  3. To express disapproval to (someone); criticize:
To reprimand or criticize harshly and usually angrily.
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  1. To reprimand or criticize harshly and usually angrily.
  2. To find fault with angrily; rebuke or chide severely
  3. To use abusive language habitually
To place a tax on (income, property, or goods).
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  1. To place a tax on (income, property, or goods).
  2. To require to pay a percentage of income, property value, etc. for the support of a government
  3. To assess a tax on (income, property, purchases, etc.)
To rebuke severely or bitterly; censure sharply
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  1. To rebuke severely or bitterly; censure sharply
  2. To reprove sharply; reproach.
(Idiomatic) To deliver a loud, hard scolding or lecture; to reprimand.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To deliver a loud, hard scolding or lecture; to reprimand.
  2. (Idiomatic) To have a serious argument accompanied with shouting.
To scold sharply; berate:
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  1. To scold sharply; berate:
  2. To scold, reprimand or criticize harshly.
  3. (Dated) To give a thrashing to; to beat severely.
(Idiomatic, US) To lecture, scold, reprimand, or rebuke.
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An admonishing, or warning to correct some fault
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  1. An admonishing, or warning to correct some fault
  2. A judge’s advice, cautionary statement, direction, reprimand, or warning to a jury, lawyer, party, spectator, or witness regarding any matter that arises during a judicial proceeding. A judge’s advice, cautionary statement, direction, reprimand, or warning to a jury, lawyer, party, spectator, or witness regarding any matter that arises during a judicial proceeding.
  3. Mild, kind, yet earnest reproof.
A severe, formal, or official rebuke or censure.
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  1. A severe, formal, or official rebuke or censure.
  2. A severe, formal or official reproof; reprehension, rebuke, private or public.
  3. A severe or formal rebuke, esp. by a person in authority
Shame, disgrace, discredit, or blame, or a source, cause, or occasion of this
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  1. Shame, disgrace, discredit, or blame, or a source, cause, or occasion of this
  2. One that stands as a rebuke or blame:
  3. (Obs.) An object of blame, censure, scorn, etc.
The act, an instance, or an expression of reproving; a rebuke.
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  1. The act, an instance, or an expression of reproving; a rebuke.
  2. The act of reproving or something said in reproving; rebuke; censure
A harsh or sharp reprimand.
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  1. A harsh or sharp reprimand.
  2. A succession of critical remarks, such as those directed by a parent towards a misbehaving child.
A kind of popular music in which rhymed verses are chanted or declaimed to the accompaniment of forceful and repetitive rhythms, played usually on drums or synthesizers
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  1. A kind of popular music in which rhymed verses are chanted or declaimed to the accompaniment of forceful and repetitive rhythms, played usually on drums or synthesizers
  2. A rap song or recording
  3. A composition or performance of such music.
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