reprehensible


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bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure

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He had taken, without hesitation, without reflection even, the principal apartment which the hotelier had pointed out to him with a rapacious aim, very praiseworthy, some will say, very reprehensible will say others, if they admit that Cropole was a physiognomist and judged people at first sight.
She would have been more so if she had seen her reprehensible brother-in-law dancing a triumphal polka down the hall with Rose in honour of having silenced the enemy's battery for once.
Rachel's dumbfounded countenance her lips twitched with amusement and she felt a most reprehensible desire to laugh.
But as this word was a monosyllable, which, however inoffensive when applied to the quadruped it denotes, is highly reprehensible when used in connection with females of unimpeachable character, many persons were inclined to believe that the young women laboured under some hallucination caused by excessive fear; and that their ears deceived them.
So Tom went on even to the fifth half-year--till he was turned sixteen--at King's Lorton, while Maggie was growing with a rapidity which her aunts considered highly reprehensible, at Miss Firniss's boarding-school in the ancient town of Laceham on the Floss, with cousin Lucy for her companion.
He pulled her hair whenever she came near him, upset his bread and milk to plague her when she had newly cleaned his cage, made Mop bark by pecking at him while Madam dozed, called her names before company, and behaved in all respects like an reprehensible old bird.
An English friend called my attention to this lapse, and cut out the reprehensible paragraph for me.
The Institute for Fiscal Studies said UK borrowing needs may be PS10billion lower than predicted and the Shadow Chancellor added: "Inaction under these circumstances would not only be irresponsible but morally reprehensible.
NEW YORK, Jan 28 (KUNA) -- UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned on Sunday the "senseless and cowardly bombing" in Kabul which claimed at least 95 lives, calling for the need to bring to justice perpetrators of the reprehensible acts of terrorism.
In the letter, the Governor called the allegations reprehensible and said that additional action is needed to guarantee the protection of the youth in the care and custody of the state of Texas.
Summary: Rawalkot [PoK], Aug 30 (ANI): In a reprehensible incident, the Pakistan Police cracked down on the students of the Poonch Medical College here, leaving 15 female students injured.
An associate justice of the Supreme Court said there is nothing reprehensible with the power of martial law under the Constitution, which a lawmaker immediately countered saying it is the President who they do not trust to follow and respect the law and the Constitution.
President PJDP described the kidnapping of Awais Ali Shah as a most reprehensible act and called upon relevant authorities and government agencies to get into action to recover Awais Ali Shah safely and bring the culprits to justice.
The Prime Minister in a message termed the incident in which the woman was reportedly killed by her relatives, against the values and traditions of Islam, directed the authorities in Punjab to immediately apprehend all those responsible for this reprehensible act
A legal aid lawyer has been branded reprehensible after he was found guilty of professional misconduct.