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Meaning of rebuked #1 (permalink) Fri Apr 21, 2006 11:56 am   Meaning of rebuked
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #183 "Pablo Picasso", question 2

Picasso hated school and often ......... to go unless he could take his pet with him.

(a) rebuked
(b) rebuffed
(c) rejected
(d) refused

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #183 "Pablo Picasso", answer 2

Picasso hated school and often refused to go unless he could take his pet with him.

Correct answer: (d) refused
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To rebuke #2 (permalink) Fri Apr 21, 2006 12:37 pm   To rebuke
 

'To rebuke' is to blame, scold or reprimand someone, that is, to speak to someone angrily or to criticize them severely.
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