Aunt May reproved us for eating too much, but we could tell she was actually thrilled that we had enjoyed the meal.
My wife reproved me for leaving my dirty dish in the sink.
An act of reproving is called a reproof.
The judge's decision was less a sentence than a gently reproof. He put Jerry on probation and told him never to get in trouble again.
Repudiate (ri PYOO dee ATE) v: to reject, to renounce to disown, to have nothing to do with
Hoping to receive a lighter sentence, the convicted gangster repudiated his former connection with the mob.
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