REBUKE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of rebuke
Definition:
v. scold harshly; criticize severely
Example:
No matter how sharply I rebuke Huck for his misconduct, he never talks back but just stand there like a stump.
Sentence in Classic:
This rebuke during the sober hours of school paled much of the glory of the Wild West for me and the confused puffy face of Leo Dillon awakened one of my consciences.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
But, with the womanly and courtierlike quickness and tact habitual to her, Anna Pavlovna wished both to rebuke him (for daring to speak as he had done of a man recommended to the Empress) and at the same time to console him, so she said:.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She recalled his long sad and severe look at those words and understood the meaning of the rebuke and despair in that protracted gaze.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And though the means he took to effect this were somewhat violent and irregular, so pleasing to everyone were his filial piety and affection, that not only did he escape rebuke, but when military tribunes had to be appointed his name was second on the list of those chosen.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
I would fain see the feasting at the funeral of Athelstane; for, if it be not full and frequent, he will rise from the dead to rebuke cook, sewer, and cupbearer; and that were a sight worth seeing.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
And, being too far off to accost the wedding party, and fearing also, the rebuke of the police, the two maskers turned their eyes elsewhere.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Amy stood a minute, turning the leaves in her hand, reading on each some sweet rebuke for all heartburnings and uncharitableness of spirit.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Whereupon Victor administered a rebuke in the form of a volley of abuse, which, owing to its rapidity and incoherence, was all but incomprehensible to Edna.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context
As night approached, it proving impossible to quell her insubordination by rebuke or threats of punishment, Master Brackett, the jailer, thought fit to introduce a physician.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
The invalid complained of being covered with ashes; but he had a tiresome cough, and looked feverish and ill, so I did not rebuke his temper.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context