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reprimand

noun admonishment, admonition, blame, castigation, censure, chiding, correction, criticism, denunciation, derogation, disapproval, displeasure, dispraise, dressing down, exception, exprobration, improbation, increpation, jobation, lecture, objection, objurgation, rating, rebuke, reprehensio, reprehension, reproach, reproof, reproval, revilement, scolding, sermon, sharp censure, sharp words, stricture, trimming, upbraiding, warning
Associated concepts: reprimand issued by the grievance committee of the bar association

reprimand

verb accuse, admonish, animadvert on, asperse, berate, blame, call to account, call to task, censure formally, chastise, chide, condemn, correct, criminate, decry, denounce, deprecate, disapprove, discommend, disparage, dispraise, dress down, execrate, exprobrate, find fault, flay, fulminate against, impeach, inveigh against, lash, lecture, objurgate, rail at, rant, rebuke, recriminate, remonstrate, reprehend, reproach, reprobate, reprove, revile, run down, scold, thunder against, trounce, upbraid, vilify, vilipend, vituperare, vituperate, warn
Associated concepts: reprimand by the grievance committee
See also: admonish, admonition, bad repute, blame, castigate, censure, complain, condemn, condemnation, criticism, criticize, denounce, denunciation, diatribe, disapprobation, disapprove, discipline, disparagement, fault, impeach, impeachment, lash, objurgation, outcry, penalize, punish, punishment, rebuff, rebuke, remonstrance, reprehend, reproach, warn

REPRIMAND, punishment. The censure which in some cases a public office pronounces against an offender.
     2. This species of punishment is used by legislative bodies to punish their members or others who have been guilty of some impropriety of conduct towards them. The reprimand is usually pronounced by the speaker.

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One would have thought it impossible for a man to stretch himself more than Timokhin had done when he was reprimanded by the regimental commander, but now that the commander in chief addressed him he drew himself up to such an extent that it seemed he could not have sustained it had the commander in chief continued to look at him, and so Kutuzov, who evidently understood his case and wished him nothing but good, quickly turned away, a scarcely perceptible smile flitting over his scarred and puffy face.
When everything I possessed had been sold for the benefit of my creditors, I was reprimanded and let out.
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Oh, it was done very nicely, I'll allow; but I was reprimanded.
I'll wager I know what you were reprimanded for," Ernest said.
Mr Allworthy very severely reprimanded the lad for his indecent and disrespectful expressions concerning his master; but much more for his avowing an intention of revenge.
After the police had sternly reprimanded James Williams for imitating a copyrighted burglar and given him as honourable a discharge as the department was capable of, Mrs.
But this Sam flatly and positively refused to do; and, after he had been severely reprimanded by his master, the officer, being in a hurry, condescended to pick it up himself, venting a great variety of threats against Sam meanwhile, which that gentleman received with perfect composure, merely observing that if Mr.
A TEACHER at a Holmfirth school has been reprimanded for revealing confidential information.
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A TEACHER at a Wirral school who was twice convicted for drink driving and once for affray was reprimanded by his professional body.
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