REPREHENSIBLE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of reprehensible
a. deserving blame; admonition; blameworthy
a. blameworthy, censurable, guilty
What's reprehensible is to say one thing, then say another, then claim when you said the first thing you didn't actually say it.
Last night, Mark Carney, the Bank of England’s Governor, described the behaviour of the traders as “highly reprehensible and clearly unlawful” – particularly as Lloyds had been among the biggest beneficiaries of the Bank of England scheme they were manipulating.
Sentence in Classic:
And Pierre, anxiously trying to remember whether he had done anything reprehensible, looked round with a blush.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
At first he saw nothing reprehensible in this, but in the second year of his marriage his view of that form of punishment suddenly changed.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
They gave as another reason for their defeat the extraordinary state of drouth to which they had been reduced by the dusty nature of their occupation and the reprehensible distance from the scene of their labours of any place of public entertainment.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
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.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
I think differently now; time and sickness and sorrow have given me other notions; but at that period I must own I saw nothing reprehensible in what Mr Elliot was doing.
Persuasion By Jane Austen Context
She could only imagine, however, at last that she drew his notice because there was something more wrong and reprehensible, according to his ideas of right, than in any other person present.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context