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Verb
To criticize or scold sternly
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“When his mother would rebuke him for bad behavior, he was apt to vex her by asking puzzling questions about religion.”
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To blame or insult (someone) in strong or violent language
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Keep at bay
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To rebuff, ignore, or spurn (someone) disdainfully
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Noun
Insulting and offensive language
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Plural for a harsh expression of disapproval or criticism
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“He had more expected a sharp rebuke for sleeping late, maybe even a none-too-gentle reminder in the form of a hand to his backside.”
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