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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CENSURED

It censured Mrs. McKee severely for having been, so to speak, and accessory after the fact.

They censured the mayor for his weakness and called for the militia.

Let me not be censured for mentioning such minute particulars.

Does he ever venture to vindicate his conduct, when censured for it?

Her conduct would unquestionably be criticised and censured.

I was censured especially by the Major, for cruelty to animals.

These, however, are deficiencies in story, for which no man is now to be censured.

Those who should have advised him censured; those who had influence for good held aloof.

The orator is censured and the censure entered in the journal.

The measure mentioned in it, I presume will not be censured.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from censure (n.) or else from French censurer, from censure (n.). Related: Censured; censuring.

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