REPROVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of REPROVE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
reprove
 v.  voice or convey disapproval of; rebuke; find fault with
Classic Sentence: (32 in 3 pages)
1  Joseph remained to hector over tenants and labourers; and because it was his vocation to be where he had plenty of wickedness to reprove.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  But Levin had not the heart to reprove him.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 9
3  Cousin Augustine," said Miss Ophelia, seriously, and laying down her knitting-work, "I suppose I deserve that you should reprove my short-comings.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
4  But he had an approved tolerance for others; sometimes wondering, almost with envy, at the high pressure of spirits involved in their misdeeds; and in any extremity inclined to help rather than to reprove.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER STORY OF THE DOOR
5  True, he is a little conceited; but, were I to reprove him in public, the whole thing would become common talk, and folk would begin giving him a dog's name.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
6  Scarlett came abruptly out of her dream of delight, for she had neglected to make the responses and her mother was looking at her reprovingly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
7  Startled, at first horrified, at this lese majesty toward Atlanta's most beloved citizen, she stared reprovingly at him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
8  This ain't no weather for a lady to be out in," said the soldier reprovingly, "with all this la grippe in the air.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
9  But all of the smart set went to the lawn-festivals of the Episcopal Church, and were reprovingly polite to outsiders.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
10  Norwegian Anna, always dignified, looked at her reprovingly.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XII
11  If you had just reversed the nod and the bow, it would have been right, said Amy reprovingly.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
12  "I'm glad of it, that's one of your foolish extravagances, sending flowers and things to girls for whom you don't care two pins," continued Jo reprovingly.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO
13  Stepan Arkadyevitch shook his head and laughed reprovingly at Veslovsky.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 9
14  The squat student looked at him seriously and shook his umbrella gently and reprovingly.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
15  He took her to plays and annoyed her by whispering that God probably didn't approve of such amusements, and to churches and, sotto voce, retailed funny obscenities and then reproved her for laughing.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
Example Sentence:
1  The principal would severely reprove the students whenever they talked in the halls.
2  The teacher gently reproved the boys for not paying attention.