Repreve
Repreve Re*preve" (r?-pr?v"), v. t. [See {Reprieve}, v. t.] To reprove. [Obs.] ``Repreve him of his vice.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Repreve — Re*preve , n. Reproof. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • reprieve — I. transitive verb (reprieved; reprieving) Etymology: probably blend of obsolete repreve to reprove (from Middle English) and obsolete repry to remand, postpone, from Anglo French repri , past stem of reprendre to take back Date: 1596 1. to delay …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • re|prieve — «rih PREEV», verb, prieved, priev|ing, noun. –v.t. 1. to delay the punishment of (a person), especially the execution of (a person condemned to death): »At the last moment the governor reprieved the condemned prisoner for three weeks. 2. to give… …   Useful english dictionary

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