Synonyms for reproval
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : ri-proo-vuh l|
|Phonetic Transcription : rɪˈpru vəl|
Top 10 synonyms for reproval Other synonyms for the word reproval
- dressing down
- hard time
- kick in the teeth
- slap in the face
- talking to
Définition of reproval
- As in rebuke : noun reprimand; harsh criticism
- As in admonition : noun scolding
- On the contrary, he went toward the two hurriedly, with a gesture of reproval.
- Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
- The humanity of the Fields would not utter a word of reproval to either of us.
- Extract from : « An Old Man's Love » by Anthony Trollope
- It could not be said that he took offense, but he hinted at reproval.
- Extract from : « The Side Of The Angels » by Basil King
- He can drown down the voice of missionaries, and they are halting in reproval.
- Extract from : « A Cursory History of Swearing » by Julian Sharman
- "Why, nothin' could be plainer than her words," said Mrs. Flagg in a tone of reproval.
- Extract from : « The Life of Nancy » by Sarah Orne Jewett
- Mr. Gladstone did not possess the same quiet power of reproval.
- Extract from : « The Bridling of Pegasus » by Alfred Austin
- It was reproval; but tender reproval, mixed with mild amazement.
- Extract from : « The Poor Little Rich Girl » by Eleanor Gates
- The force of the reproval cannot be properly understood unless we are acquainted with the customs of the East.
- Extract from : « Bible Animals; » by J. G. Wood
- The church at —— may be of use in spreading Christianity; but it may also be a reproval to it.
- Extract from : « Extracts from the Diary and Correspondence of the Late Amos Lawrence; with a brief account of some incidents of his life » by Amos Lawrence
- "I shall tell the doctor he needn't answer that question, Betty," she said, with just a shade of reproval in her voice.
- Extract from : « The Road to Understanding » by Eleanor H. Porter
Antonyms for reproval
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