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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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Amid all this, let it not be imagined that I escaped without many a reprimand, and many an implied reproach, that lost none of its sting from not being openly worded; but rather wounded the more deeply, because, from that very reason, it seemed to preclude self-defence.
Catching us talking at night, in this school, only means a reprimand.
By noon she had concluded that Anne was smart and obedient, willing to work and quick to learn; her most serious shortcoming seemed to be a tendency to fall into daydreams in the middle of a task and forget all about it until such time as she was sharply recalled to earth by a reprimand or a catastrophe.
Having administered her reprimand, Lady Janet had not done with the servant yet.
Thinking that he was asleep, and wishing him to escape reprimand or worse, I spoke to him.
Even the timorous Lord Mayor, who was summoned that night before the Privy Council to answer for his conduct, came back contented; observing to all his friends that he had got off very well with a reprimand, and repeating with huge satisfaction his memorable defence before the Council, 'that such was his temerity, he thought death would have been his portion.
As well as West Ham being fined, both the club and player received reprimands.
LEICESTERSHIRE batsman Brad Hodge and Lancashire's England Lions paceman Sajid Mahmood have both received official reprimands from the England and Wales Cricket Board.
I read of the two judicial public reprimands in the March 1 News.
Christine Davidson, youth manager at Cleveland Police said: "The new system will provide an intervention for first time entries to the criminal justice system which will assess the child or young person as to why they have offended and how they can be offered help as an alternative to being issued with reprimands, warnings, PND's and convictions," she said.
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Since the practice was reinstituted, eight to nine reprimands per board meeting have been conducted.