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synonyms for reformatory

  • cooler
  • jail
  • penitentiary
  • prison
  • boot camp
  • correctional facility
  • correctional institution
  • penal institution
  • training school
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How to use reformatory in a sentence

Opposite him is Jack, whose previous experience in a reformatory has "put him wise," as he expresses it.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
The answer is plain: as in other reformatory institutions, there will be some successes and some failures.
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
Massachusetts is charged with the support of a great number of charitable and reformatory institutions.
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
We miss, too, in the prison, another essential element of a reformatory institution.
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
In other parts of France, as well as in Barn, Jeanne's reformatory movements were looked upon with great disfavor.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
The reformatory kinds of socialism are so many priests and Levites who pass by on the other side.
COMMUNISM AND CHRISTIANISMWILLIAM MONTGOMERY BROWN
That scholar was a warm partisan of the primeval horde, of group marriage, and (at times) of a reformatory movement.
THE SECRET OF THE TOTEMANDREW LANG
The pope seems to have been glad to be able to secure a man of such straightforward ways for his reformatory designs.
CATHOLIC CHURCHMEN IN SCIENCEJAMES J. WALSH
We may admire the reformatory effects of these novels, but our interest in this is historical in so far as it exists at all.
TALKS ON WRITING ENGLISHARLO BATES
I've not had any previous experience of English schools, but it rather appears as if this one's run on the lines of a reformatory.
THE LEADER OF THE LOWER SCHOOLANGELA BRAZIL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO REFORMATORY

  • bettering
  • emendatory
  • improving
  • rectifying
  • reformative
  • reformatory
  • reparative
  • restorative
  • chastening
  • corrective
  • punishing
  • punitive
  • punitory
  • reformatory
  • retributive
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.