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Synonyms of reproving

Verb


1. admonish, reprove, knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart

usage: take to task; "He admonished the child for his bad behavior"

Adjective


1. admonitory, admonishing, reproachful, reproving, unfavorable (vs. favorable), unfavourable

usage: expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective

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