Sentence Examples

  • It was unfair to punish him, but his rebuke still stung.
  • Thus he paves the way for his tardy rebuke of present disorders, which he reserves until two-thirds of his epistle is completed.
  • She recalled his long sad and severe look at those words and understood the meaning of the rebuke and despair in that protracted gaze.
  • His piety was genuine; simple and pure, he was shocked at any suggestion of impropriety, but his rebuke was only " Fie, for shame!
  • In fact the Pope in 1897 was obliged to send a severe rebuke to the clergy for their lack of consistency and zeal.