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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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There is likewise due to the public, a civil reprehension of advocates, where there appeareth cunning counsel, gross neglect, slight information, indiscreet pressing, or an overbold defence.
It is widely accepted that the woes of China's healthcare have been a result of various system failures, and the health bureaucracy has unfortunately been the natural and immediate institution subject to enormous reprehensions.
As befits a volume of essays derived from an academic conference, we meet, in this stimulating collection on John Bunyan, a variety of Bunyans and of Bunyan-esque concerns, anxieties, desires, strategies, reprehensions, troubles, neuroses, and transformations.
It is as if these men think that because they are footballers they are somehow better than us, undeserving of any legal reprehensions for their behaviour with some self-appointed god-like status.
150-51), (31) Iago plays the role of the clever false friend as Plutarch describes it, for Plutarch says that such men "have learned forsooth to knit and bend the brows, they can skill, iwis, to flatter, and yet look with a frowning face and crabbed countenance, they have the cast to temper with their glavering glozes some rough reprehensions and chiding checks" (63).