GRE Word List


to scold or correct usually gently or with kindly intent

The meaning of the word reprove is to scold or correct usually gently or with kindly intent.

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equanimityevenness of mind especially under stress
forfeitsomething forfeited or subject to being forfeited (as for a crime, offense, or neglect of duty) : penalty
posturethe position or bearing of the body whether characteristic or assumed for a special purpose
interiman intervening time : interval
pretensionan allegation of doubtful value : pretext
glossyhaving a surface luster or brightness
addictiona compulsive, chronic, physiological or psychological need for a habit-forming substance, behavior, or activity having harmful physical, psychological, or social effects and typically causing well-defined symptoms (such as anxiety, irritability, tremors, or nausea) upon withdrawal or abstinence : the state of being addicted
anguishextreme pain, distress, or anxiety
run-downan item-by-item report or review : summary
fructifyto bear fruit