rebuke :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words


ree byoohk

  • n  an act or expression of criticism and censure
    he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face
  • v  censure severely or angrily

  • The Speaker rebuked the members of the house for using unparliamentary language in the House.
  • Obama's rebuke of absentee black fathers may score politically, but it won't help solve the problem.
  • In a rebuke to the proponents of intelligent design, Jones called the phrase "a mere relabeling of creationism," intended to get around the 1987 judicial ban on teaching .
News & Articles

  • Bangor councilman claims LePage 'hits the bars' not the issues
    BANGOR — First-term Councilor Charlie Longo faces rebuke, and perhaps a formal reprimand, from his fellow city councilors for his disparaging comments about Gov. Paul LePage during a meeting Monday night.
    June 12, 2013 - The Lewiston Sun Journal
  • Weld County floats secession plan for northeastern Colorado
    Weld County's bid to divorce Colorado and form its own state is a powerful rebuke of Front Range interests that no longer align with rural parts of the state, supporters of the idea say.
    June 10, 2013 - Sterling Journal-Advocate
  • Redistricting Board To Begin Work On New Map
    Following a sharp rebuke from a superior court judge, the Alaska Redistricting Board has decided to start redrawing the state's political boundaries. The process has been going on for almost three years, and the lines can have a serious impact over who ends up in the legislature. Download Audio
    June 8, 2013 - Alaska Public Radio Network

  • Barack Obama in Washington Post
    To this day we know there are those who insist the Holocaust never happened, a denial of a fact or truth that is baseless, ignorant and hateful. This place is the ultimate rebuke to such thoughts,Obama said, with Merkel and camp survivors...
  • Nicholas Burns in Globe and Mail
    It's a significant international rebuke to Iran and it's a significant tightening of international pressure on Iran,said Nicholas Burns, undersecretary for political affairs at the State Department.

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.