Reprehend is defined as to blame or strongly judge a person or action.(verb)
An example of reprehend is deciding that a specific child threw a ball through your window.
See reprehend in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME reprehenden < L reprehendere < re-, back + prehendere: see prehensile
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transitive verb rep·re·hend·ed, rep·re·hend·ing, rep·re·hends
Origin: Middle English reprehenden
Origin: , from Latin reprehendere
Origin: : re-, re-
Origin: + prehendere, to seize; see ghend- in Indo-European roots.
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