Correption
Correption Cor*rep"tion (k?r-r?p"sh?n), n. [L. correptio, fr. corripere to seize.] Chiding; reproof; reproach. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Angry, passionate correption being rather apt to provoke, than to amend. --Hammond. [1913 Webster]


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