Re*proof" (r?-pr??f"), n. [OE. reproef. See Proof, Reprove.]


Refutation; confutation; contradiction.



An expression of blame or censure; especially, blame expressed to the face; censure for a fault; chiding; reproach.

Those best can bear reproof who merit praise. Pope.

Syn. -- Admonition; reprehension; chiding; reprimand; rebuke; censure; blame. See Admonition.


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