rebuke

All Noun Verb
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  • Info In English law and the canon law of the Church of England, a rebuke is a censure on a member of the clergy. more...
  • Her son seemed the very expression of her own soul, although she rebuked him. Cited from Jerome, A Poor Man, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • That was his feeling too, however much he might rebuke himself for it. Cited from Tristram of Blent, by Anthony Hope
  • In his own eyes he was rebuked, and he did not answer at once. Cited from In The Palace Of The King, by F. Marion Crawford
  • But he said no word, even in rebuke, as to her decision about their marriage. Cited from The Claverings, by Anthony Trollope
  • She had rebuked him for having said nothing about his love. Cited from Can You Forgive Her?, by Anthony Trollope
  • Once Ben opened his eyes and rebuked those who were outside his room. Cited from My Neighbors, by Caradoc Evans
  • This story quite put his father off track and the rebuke was forgotten.
  • And yet he rebukes every single individual thing that one does. Cited from Wych Hazel, by Susan and Anna Warner
  • But while you will find many like him, others would rebuke the idea of having more than one wife. Cited from My Life In The South, by Jacob Stroyer
  • We were both rebuked by her life-effort for what was high and positive and real. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 72, October, 1863, by Various
  • The director looked at me with a cold rebuke in his eyes. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 103, May, 1866, by Various
  • All felt that the rebuke was just, though it made them very angry. Cited from Rod of the Lone Patrol, by H. A. Cody
  • But till they do, he knows that there is no use in rebuking them. Cited from All Saints' Day and Other Sermons, by Charles Kingsley
  • This he received, although not without also receiving a rebuke for the king.
  • He rebukes her for this, leaves and does not speak of it again.
  • Though rebuked, I determined to do it if any information could be got out of them. Cited from Lazarre, by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • I have really a great deal of feeling, and I did not rebuke these terms. Cited from A Voyage of Consolation, by Sara Jeannette Duncan
  • Then he rebukes his audience because they will not listen to the truth. Cited from Thackeray, by Anthony Trollope
  • He's a grave rebuke to the whole situation, as you might say. Cited from Somewhere in Red Gap, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • The good woman's want of faith, however, received a rebuke not many weeks later. Cited from The Madman and the Pirate, by R.M. Ballantyne
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Meaning of rebuke

  • noun An act or expression of criticism and censure
    he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face