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adjective as in scolded

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A civilian commission overruled Beck and rebuked his conclusion.

During an IRS “scandal” hearing in which he rebuked Lois Lerner, he even added some heroic background music.

When was the last time Republicans dared to put forward a standard bearer who rebuked the gun lobby?

Anyone who questions the bipartisan consensus is immediately castigated, rebuked, and their patriotism challenged.

At that dinner, he rebuked a student who made an anti-Zionist remark, saying, 'When people criticize Zionists, they mean Jews.

Marceau, indignant at being rebuked by a young staff officer, roughly asked, "And who are you?"

Fennefos reasoned with and rebuked them; but although they listened, smiled, and thanked him, no change resulted.

For ever in his soul the powerOf great desire had been rebuked and crushedBy sovereign fear.

But yet let not any man judge: and let not a man be rebuked: for thy people are as they that contradict the priest.

Confucius rarely openly rebuked any one, especially a prince, whom it was his duty to venerate for his office.


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