Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


But I must not myself commit the very error I am reprobating.

Bradlaugh, on his part, took the—for him—unprecedented course of addressing a public letter to the judge, reprobating his conduct.

I know some who hold to the former, seem to deny the latter; for they represent God as reprobating sinners, in view of their sins.

All must agree in reprobating the mode he selected to show his resentment, and the place where the act was committed.

The high contracting parties, therefore, join in reprobating any other than an entirely voluntary immigration for these purposes.

It was in vain that the Muftis interposed, reprobating so great a profanation, and uttering warnings as to its consequences.

The more learned ecclesiastics will indeed have the secret satisfaction of reprobating in the closet what they read in the church.

But let us not be too severe on Weishaupt—let us wash ourselves clear of all stain before we think of reprobating him.

On the whole Mr. Spectator has perhaps done wisely in humouring as well as reprobating.

I discovered that many, if not most of the compositions, contained allusions to mob-law; of course, reprobating it.