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Definition of "rebuking" [rebuking]

  • Present participle of rebuke. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "rebuking" in a sentence
  • "'He asked us if we could play at cricket -- and he asked the pony's name,' said Harold, 'if that's what you call rebuking us!'"
  • "Fearful of the alarm my intrusion might occasion, I hastily join'd and retreated with my old friend, who was not backward in rebuking me. but the silver soon allayed both his fear and anger."
  • "He concludes with the assurance that in rebuking her, he seeks not his own pleasure or her displeasure, but rather her moral reformation: "I will tell you truths while I can, satisfied with proving myself your friend by very faithful counsel, and trusting that you will some time or other do me greater justice than you can do now" (III. vii, 340)."
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