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rebuke

verb [T] uk   /rɪˈbjuːk/ formal us  
to speak angrily to someone because you disapprove of what they have said or done: I was rebuked by my manager for being late.Chastising and rebuking
rebuke
noun [C or U] uk   us  
He received a stern rebuke from the manager.Chastising and rebuking
(Definition of rebuke from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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