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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Censure  \Cen"sure\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Censured};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Censuring}.]  [Cf.  F.  ensurer.] 
  1.  To  form  or  express  a  judgment  in  regard  to  to  estimate; 
  to  judge.  [Obs.]  ``Should  I  say  more  you  might  well 
  censure  me  a  flatterer.''  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  2.  To  find  fault  with  and  condemn  as  wrong  to  blame;  to 
  express  disapprobation  of 
 
  I  may  be  censured  that  nature  thus  gives  way  to 
  loyalty.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  condemn  or  reprimand  by  a  judicial  or  ecclesiastical 
  sentence.  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  To  blame;  reprove;  rebuke;  condemn;  reprehend; 
  reprimand. 




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