Reprehensory Rep`re*hen"so*ry (-s?-r?), a. Containing reproof; reprehensive; as, reprehensory complaint. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

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  • reprehensory — n(t)s(ə)rē adjective Etymology: from reprehension, after such pairs as English commendation : commendatory archaic : reprehensive no reason for making any reprehensory complaint Samuel Johnson …   Useful english dictionary

  • reprehensory — rep·re·hen·so·ry …   English syllables

  • Culpatory — Cul pa*to*ry ( t? r?), a. Expressing blame; censuring; reprehensory; inculpating. [1913 Webster] Adjectives . . . commonly used by Latian authors in a culpatory sense. Walpole. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • objurgatory — a. Culpatory, reprehensory, reproving, rebuking …   New dictionary of synonyms

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