rebuke in a sentence

Example sentences for rebuke

We may blame the students, castigate them as lazy or lacking commitment, and even rebuke the students.
It was a stern but even rebuke, a teaching moment that likely occurs on hundreds of campuses daily.
Nationalism is so close to the surface that the government must be mindful about inflaming it with a public rebuke of its ally.
He is a rebuke to the bulky superego that floats above jazz.
And last night, the president's announcement of an escalation is a total rebuke of your confident pronouncement.
It has seemed inseparable from our economic system--a constant rebuke to its boasted efficiency.
There could be no clearer rebuke of tyranny, nor a stronger affirmation of freedom.

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