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Latin exprobration: compare French exprobration.


exprobration (plural exprobrations)

  1. (obsolete) reproachful accusation; upbraiding
    • 1653, Jeremy Taylor, Twenty-five Sermons preached at Golden Grove; being for the Winter Half-year, "Christ''s Advent to Judgment"
      For it will, it must needs be a fearful exprobration of our unworthiness, when the Judge himself shall bear witness against us, that the wisdom of God himself was strangely employed in bringing us safely to felicity.

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