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Synonyms for reprehend

to feel or express strong disapproval of

Words related to reprehend

express strong disapproval of

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70 Reprehend not the imperfections of others for that belongs to Parents Masters and Superiors.
Blog comments that reprehend the authorities will often be deleted without warning.
And so Washington's reply to Nicola's letter was stern and clear: he would never assent to such an offer, and he was "astonished" by the request that he become a monarch, and must "with abhorrence" reprehend its author "with severity.
I do not know whether the critics will reprehend the insertion of some of the most imperfect among [Shelley's works]; but I frankly own that I have been more actuated by the fear lest any monument of his genius should escape me than the wish of presenting nothing but what was complete to the fastidious reader.
Malaprop, whose absurd misuse of language is matched only by her misguided confidence in her grounding in classical culture: "Sure if I reprehend anything in this world, it is the use of my oracular tongue and a nice derangement of epitaphs
Her book's strengths and weaknesses, it seems to me, have to do with its relation, however distant, to some strands of the American Puritan tradition--on the one hand its scruple, scholarly thoroughness and honesty, and on the other, its apparent view that there are more important matters than art, and that we can and must judge and morally reprehend the past from the perspective of the present.
Having identified Latin worship as opaque, concealed, essentially meaningless "mumbling," the dialogue then moves on to cover a wide range of contemporary hot-button issues: papal and royal supremacy, the right to reprehend the Pope, popular access to Scripture, praye r to saints, the value of tradition, the role of good works, and so forth.
To reprehend the popular in the name of the people, to berate vulgarization under the banner of the mob, such is the fate of those who convert personal judgement into a talisman of excellence, and then turn their back on those whose power of abitrary choice happens not to coincide with a pre-determined standard of the good.
While both classes were reminded of their responsibility to reprehend servants for their faults, middling masters were also reminded to praise and encourage the good in their servants.
Jonson in The Poetaster, uses the same word to refer to a particular kind of exaggerated theatrical performance, attacking his fellow satiric playwrights, Marston and Dekker, by questioning whether there is "any man so vile, / To act the crimes, these Whippers reprehend / Or what their servile apes gesticulate" ("To the Reader" 54-56; 4:319).
It is certainly no accident that the final rhyme word of the entire poem is reprehend ("ripiglia," v.
Indeed, some Catholic writers thought their Protestant counterparts such as John Foxe had gone so far as to make Dante one of their own; Robert Parsons, for example, said that Foxe had done this with both Dante and Petrarch, who "neuer held any iote of protestant religion in the world" but were made to appear so because in their works "they reprehend the manners of Rome, or liues of some Popes in those daies.
48) Charles James, Assistant Attorney General in Charge of Antitrust, has "warned" Europe not to reprehend Microsoft for conduct allowed under U.
Or even if it was wrong about technical guilt, do ambiguous appearances indicate a heart not wholly innocent, and make the judicial system not entirely wrong to reprehend that ambiguity?