exprobration

exprobration

(ˌɛksprəʊˈbreɪʃən)
n
the act of reproaching
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Thus, for example: epizeuxis 'may serve aptly to expresse the vehemencie of any affection' ([H4.sup.r]); diacope 'may be used to expresse any affection, but it is most fit for a sharpe invective or exprobration' ([H4.sup.v]); and articulus is 'very convenient to expresse any vehement affections' ([K1.sup.r]).