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It was a reproof, from the young woman who always so thoughtfully studied the feelings of everybody.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
But even such reproof may be carried too far as on one occasion I found to my dismay.
Perhaps some sense of shame was stirring within him, for no reproof rose to his trembling, bibulous lips.
Its truths, so simple and yet so grand, were at once a guide and a reproof to keep her feet from straying from the narrow way.
Weston recognized the reproof in this, and stood silent a moment or two until she spoke again.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
I accept in all humility,” said the Professor, as he opened the gate of the Red House, “a deserved reproof.
"Gently, gently—don't do it that way," said Mrs. Tynan in sharp reproof as they began to take off Crozier's clothes.
Hank won the gratitude of the boys by not uttering a word of reproof or showing any displeasure.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
"Don't do the heavy reproof if I chance to forget the difference in our rank," I answered.
Thus we can see that Napoleon's young neighbor was wrong in doing things that drew on her father the Governor's reproof.

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perdureverb (used without object) | [per-door, -dyoor ]SEE DEFINITION
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