Rebuking sentence example

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  • In those days it was by no means unusual to hear the parson publicly rebuking offenders - even calling them by name.
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  • It was necessary for the organization to put someone in charge of rebuking those who did not follow their ordinances.
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  • In rebuking it James unconsciously retracts the misapplied Pauline principle itself.
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  • The incident of Jesus rebuking the man who called him good is a case in point.
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  • The babysitter wanted to avoid rebuking the kids, but it was necessary when they continued to be disobedient.
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  • It was rare to see a parent rebuking their children in the tight-knit community; instead they were constantly encouraging their children.
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  • The great bishop St Nicetius (528-566), who was banished for rebuking the vices of king Clotaire I.
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  • His enemies accused him before a synod of French bishops (602) for keeping Easter according to the old British and now unorthodox way, and a more powerful conspiracy was organized against him at the court of Burgundy for boldly rebuking the crimes of King Theuderich II.
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  • In the latter city his courage in rebuking the wife of Bentivoglio, the reigning lord, for interrupting divine service by her noisy entrance nearly cost him his life.
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  • The severe Wilson, while rebuking her gaieties, allows that she was "a good woman," and that her character would stand the most prying investigation.
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  • As part of the university's early childhood research, there will be a study on the effectiveness of rebuking as a disciplinary action.
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