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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rep·re·hend v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reprehended; p. pr. & vb. n. Reprehending.]  To reprove or reprimand with a view of restraining, checking, or preventing; to make charge of fault against; to disapprove of; to chide; to blame; to censure.
    Aristippus being reprehended of luxury by one that was not rich, for that he gave six crowns for a small fish.   --Bacon.
    Pardon me for reprehending thee.   --Shak.
    In which satire human vices, ignorance, and errors . . . are severely reprehended.   --Dryden.
    I nor advise nor reprehend the choice.   --J. Philips.