verb (reprov, ing)
- (transitive) To convey one"s disapproval of; to rebuke, especially in a gentle, sweet, kind tone.
Etymology: From (term, reprobare, lang=la), via French (term, reprouver, lang=fr).
- The Book of Proverbs in The Bible (KJV)
- : Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.
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