Repriefe Re*priefe" (r?-pr?f"), n. Repreve. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • repriefe — /ri prēfˈ/ (Spenser) noun Reproach, insult, shame, reproof ORIGIN: Same root as ↑reproof; for vowel see ↑prove • • • reprieve / prēvˈ/ transitive verb To reprove * * * reprief(e obs. ff. reprieve n., reproof …   Useful english dictionary

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