English to Xhosa Meaning :: reproof

Reproof :
isohlwayo
- isohlwayoreproofedreproofingizohlwayo
 

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Noun(1) an act or expression of criticism and censure
Verb(1) take to task

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(1) I closed the door and let out a sigh of relief mixed with reproof .(2) a look of reproof(3) It sounded more like a reproof than anything else.(4) She hit him on the shoulder lightly in reproof before laughing slightly before she realized that hurt her side even more.(5) Keira, however, behaved as a model daughter, leaving no room for reproof .(6) she welcomed him with a mild reproof for leaving her alone(7) It was nearest to a reproof that I'd ever heard from her.(8) Wendy put her arms akimbo and tapped a foot, sending him a look of reproof .(9) He can be sarcastic and severe without becoming offensive; his reproof often takes the form of humorous banter.(10) She needed no reproof from her parents - she had herself for that.(11) She could not bear to witness the reproof in her parents' eyes.(12) One eye cocked in gentle reproof , Don Mario sipped the wine.(13) It could signify a promise or a threat or a reproof .(14) By the faintly chagrined expression on his face, Darius could very safely assume that Asgard had received a similar reproof .(15) Then why, why oh men do you continue to reject his reproof ?(16) Chris shook his finger in a mock reproof of his niece.
Synonyms
Noun
1. rebuke ::
Ngokukhalima
2. reprimand ::
bakhuze
3. reproach ::
ihlazo
5. admonition ::
isiyalo
6. disapproval ::
akahambisani
7. censure ::
emkhuza
8. criticism ::
ukugxekwa
9. condemnation ::
ukulahlwa
Verb
11. lambaste ::
lambaste
12. call down ::
babize
14. jaw ::
umhlathi
15. bawl out ::
bawl ngaphandle
16. chide ::
niphikisane
17. rag ::
bemthandele
18. rebuke ::
Ngokukhalima
19. remonstrate ::
remonstrate
20. chew up ::
ukuhlafuna up
21. take to task ::
ukuze umsebenzi
22. have words ::
amazwi
23. berate ::
izibeka
24. chew out ::
ukuhlafuna ngaphandle
25. dress down ::
dress phantsi
26. trounce ::
trounce
27. lecture ::
isifundo
28. scold ::
ukumthethisa
29. reprimand ::
bakhuze
Antonyms
1. citation ::
umsila wenkundla
2. commendation ::
ukuncoma
Different Forms
reproof, reproofed, reproofing, reproofs
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