Associations to the word «Rebuke»

Wiktionary

REBUKE, noun. A harsh criticism.
REBUKE, verb. To criticise harshly; to reprove.

Dictionary definition

REBUKE, noun. An act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face".
REBUKE, verb. Censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup".

Wise words

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Mother Teresa