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The word “rebuke”

re·buke

verb

  1. express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behavior or actions

    “she had rebuked him for drinking too much“

    “the judge publicly rebuked the jury“

noun

  1. an expression of sharp disapproval or criticism

    “he hadn’t meant it as a rebuke, but Neil flinched“