Exprobrate Ex"pro*brate, v. t. [L. exprobratus, p. p. of exprobrare; ex out + probrum a shameful or disgraceful act.] To charge upon with reproach; to upbraid. [R.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • exprobrate — index lash (attack verbally), rebuke, reprimand, reproach Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • exprobrate — verb To reproach or upbraid …   Wiktionary

  • exprobrate — ex·pro·brate …   English syllables

  • exprobrate —   v.t. archaic, rebuke; reproach.    ♦ exprobration, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • exprobrate — ˈeksprōˌbrāt transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin exprobratus, past participle of exprobrare, from ex ex (I) + probrare (f. probrum disgraceful act, infamy) more at opprobrium archaic …   Useful english dictionary

  • upbraid — verb /ˌʌpˈbɹeɪd/ a) To criticize severely. And upbraided them with their unbelief. b) To charge with something wrong or disgraceful; to reproach; to cast something in the teeth of; followed by with or for, and formerly of, before the thing… …   Wiktionary

  • reprimand — I noun admonishment, admonition, animadversion, blame, castigation, censure, chiding, condemnation, correction, criticism, denunciation, derogation, disapprobation, disapproval, displeasure, dispraise, dressing down, exception, exprobration,… …   Law dictionary

  • lash — I (attack verbally) verb admonish, animadvert upon, assail, berate, betongue, blackguard, cast reproach upon, castigate, chastise, chide, criticize severly, decry, excoriate, exprobrate, flay, fulminate against, impugn, increpate, inveigh,… …   Law dictionary

  • rebuke — I verb accuse, admonish, animadvert on, berate, blame, bring to book, call down, call to account, call to task, castigate, censure, charge, chastise, chide, correct, criminate, criticize, disapprove, exprobrate, find fault with, judge, lecture,… …   Law dictionary

  • reproach — I noun accusation, animadversion, blame, castigation, censure, chastisement, chiding, complaint, condemnation, contempt, contumelia, contumely, correction, degradation, denouncement, denunciation, derogation, disapprobation, disapproval,… …   Law dictionary

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