verb (used with object), re·buked, re·buk·ing.
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Now she wants a more authoritative rebuke of his presidency.Can She Woo African Migrants to Turn the Senate Blue?|Daniel Malloy|December 3, 2020|Ozy
The company has also drawn rebukes from governance experts who point out that Thiel will have power with little accountability because of multi-class stock that grants him outsize power in perpetuity.Palantir shares are up big on first day of trading|Verne Kopytoff|September 30, 2020|Fortune
In several cases, GOP lawyers cited minor episodes of alleged fraud that occurred in other states in past years, prompting rebukes from judges.Courts view GOP fraud claims skeptically as Democrats score key legal victories over mail voting|Elise Viebeck|September 28, 2020|Washington Post
The presidential rebuke was prompted by Portuguese investigations into financial dealings of the Angolan elite, including members of dos Santos’ family.Is It Portugal’s Turn to Gain ‘Freedom’ From Angola?|Eromo Egbejule|September 28, 2020|Ozy
Whether this was a rebuke to the current FDA or a power grab by Azar, the assertion of politics over science cannot be ignored.
But three months later Wright himself received a stinging rebuke.Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired.|David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This cover, I submit, is as sharp a rebuke to the “progress is over!”This One Picture of Telly Savalas Refutes All Fears That Progress Has Ended|Nick Gillespie|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, its options are weak: The court can issue a public rebuke or ask Fuller to resign, but little else.
Writing for the majority, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito handed unions a sharp rebuke in Harris v. Quinn.The Conservative Case for Unions After the Harris v. Quinn Decision|James Poulos|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To hear Thomas similarly rebuke Girls would feel like a personal criticism on my own shortcomings.Marlo Thomas Says Girls Should Feel Free to Be Like Hannah Horvath|Emily Shire|April 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The church has lately been much enlarged, and the long-standing rebuke no more exists.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Whatever it was, the rebuke was convincing, for the woman dropped her hoe and went mumbling into the house.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Thy own wickedness shall reprove thee, and thy apostasy shall rebuke thee.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Nothing will rebuke incivility in another so surely as perfect courtesy in your own manner.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
Edward displayed great energy of rebuke and counsel, while Robert steadily advanced southwards.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison