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  • as inrebuke
  • as inreprimand
  • as inreproach
  • as inchide

synonyms for lessoned

  • admonish
  • berate
  • castigate
  • censure
  • chide
  • go after
  • oppose
  • reprimand
  • reproach
  • scold
  • upbraid
  • blame
  • fry
  • jawbone
  • lecture
  • lesson
  • monish
  • pay
  • rake
  • read
  • reprehend
  • reprove
  • rip
  • zap
  • bawl out
  • call on the carpet
  • carp on
  • chew out
  • climb all over
  • dress down
  • jump down one's throat
  • jump on
  • lay into
  • lean on
  • sit on
  • sound off
  • take to task
  • tear apart
  • tell off
  • tick off
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antonyms for lessoned

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  • approve
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • laud
  • praise
  • commend
  • flatter
  • approve
  • reward
  • forgive
  • exonerate
  • praise
  • laud
  • compliment
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How to use lessoned in a sentence

He was conventional, and the infinite moment of meeting in paradise with his Lady was embittered by her "cold, lessoned smiles."
THE KEMPTON-WACE LETTERSJACK LONDON
He has been purged and lessoned to humility before the throne of Zeus.
STUDIES OF THE GREEK POETS (VOL II OF 2)JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
They have not lessoned you in that proper hardihood which leads to performance.
CHARLEMONTW. GILMORE SIMMS
It lessoned me finely to see him when Sir James came back into the room.
THE YEOMAN ADVENTURERGEORGE W. GOUGH
The child who trifles with the powder-match is lessoned by the explosion which destroys him.
GUY RIVERS: A TALE OF GEORGIAWILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS
They were not lessoned yet by Cohen's case, nor aware of the slipperiness of the eels of the law.
MEMOIR, CORRESPONDENCE, AND MISCELLANIES, FROM THE PAPERS OF THOMAS JEFFERSONTHOMAS JEFFERSON
He had lessoned from Spitz, and from the chief fighting dogs of the police and mail, and knew there was no middle course.
THE CALL OF THE WILDJACK LONDON
The Italians themselves, lessoned by the tragedy of 1527, looked back with no less mingled feelings upon Leo's Rome.
RENAISSANCE IN ITALY, VOLUME 2 (OF 7)JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
Such moralizing sounds commonplace to us who have been lessoned by the memento mori of the Middle Ages.
STUDIES OF THE GREEK POETS (VOL II OF 2)JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
He had the Bishop's experience to lesson from, and he lessoned well.
THE IRON HEELJACK LONDON
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