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reproval

See definition of reproval on Dictionary.com
  • as inadmonition
  • as inrebuke

synonyms for reproval

  • rebuke
  • reprimand
  • berating
  • reproach
  • upbraiding
  • dressing down
  • talking-to
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antonyms for reproval

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  • praise
  • approval
  • encouragement
  • endorsement
  • exoneration
  • praise
  • sanction
  • commendation
  • flattery
  • compliment
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How to use reproval in a sentence

The humanity of the Fields would not utter a word of reproval to either of us.
AN OLD MAN'S LOVEANTHONY TROLLOPE
The force of the reproval cannot be properly understood unless we are acquainted with the customs of the East.
BIBLE ANIMALS;J. G. WOOD
And with a lean finger uplifted in menacing reproval, Mrs. Whitehead sailed on her way, nor deigned me another word.
THE ARGOSYVARIOUS
This seems the best way of treating all that part of worldly trouble which consists of self-reproval.
FRIENDS IN COUNCILARTHUR HELPS
How many cold shower-baths of reproval have I already received; how many unruly things have I already done!
THE SUNNY SIDE OF DIPLOMATIC LIFE, 1875-1912LILLIE DEHEGERMANN-LINDENCRONE
Father Dominico cast a look half of fright, half of reproval upon his guest.
THE THREE PARTNERSBRET HARTE
"Lora, love," said her mother's voice from the sofa, in mild reproval.
A DREADFUL TEMPTATIONMRS. ALEX. MCVEIGH MILLER
This transaction does not seem to have called for any special reproval from God.
A FEW WORDS ABOUT THE DEVILCHARLES BRADLAUGH
It could not be said that he took offense, but he hinted at reproval.
THE SIDE OF THE ANGELSBASIL KING
He can drown down the voice of missionaries, and they are halting in reproval.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO REPROVAL

  • berating
  • dressing down
  • rebuke
  • reprimand
  • reproach
  • reproval
  • talking-to
  • upbraiding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.