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synonyms for reprimanding

  • admonish
  • castigate
  • censure
  • chide
  • criticize
  • denounce
  • rebuke
  • reproach
  • upbraid
  • check
  • lecture
  • lesson
  • monish
  • rap
  • reprehend
  • reprove
  • call on the carpet
  • chew out
  • come down on
  • dress down
  • give piece of one's mind
  • give the dickens
  • light into
  • lower the boom
  • take to task
  • tell off
  • tick off
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antonyms for reprimanding

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

After cross-questioning and severely reprimanding me they asked if I would hold my peace if they would let me go.
PRISONS AND PRAYER: OR A LABOR OF LOVEELIZABETH RYDER WHEATON
She was contented with reprimanding him severely, and ordering him from her presence.
LIFE OF MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS, VOLUME I (OF 2)HENRY GLASSFORD BELL
She realized that there was no use in reprimanding Katy,—the girl was simply ignorant.
MOLLY BROWN OF KENTUCKYNELL SPEED
O Ppt, I remember your reprimanding me for meddling in other people's affairs: I have enough of it now, with a wanion.
THE JOURNAL TO STELLAJONATHAN SWIFT
They were both placed before the giant, who began reprimanding his wife for staying so long.
CHILDREN'S RHYMES, CHILDREN'S GAMES, CHILDREN'S SONGS, CHILDREN'S STORIESROBERT FORD
They were placed before the giant, who began reprimanding his poor wife most severely for staying so long.
FOLK-LORE AND LEGENDS: ENGLISHCHARLES JOHN TIBBITS
Even in reprimanding or scolding another, it is common in Malay to adopt an impersonal and not a direct mode of address.
A MANUAL OF THE MALAY LANGUAGEWILLIAM EDWARD MAXWELL
Reprimanding my delinquent hunter, and much vexed, I went back and took up my night's quarters at the old wooden hut.
THE DIARY OF A HUNTER FROM THE PUNJAB TO THE KARAKORUM MOUNTAINSAUGUSTUS HENRY IRBY
The young man burst out laughing, instead of reprimanding Tobias, who maintained his sulky impassiveness of face.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE VOL. XV., NO. 85. JANUARY, 1875.VARIOUS
Even the moments occupied in reprimanding the servant had been moments seized on as the pretext for another delay.
THE NEW MAGDALENWILKIE COLLINS
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