repriefe

repriefe
repriefe /ri-prēfˈ/ (Spenser)
noun
Reproach, insult, shame, reproof
ORIGIN: Same root as ↑reproof; for vowel see ↑prove
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reprieve /-prēvˈ/ transitive verb
To reprove

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reprief(e

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  • Repriefe — Re*priefe (r? pr?f ), n. Repreve. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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