correption

Correption

Cor*rep"tion\ (k?r-r?p"sh?n), n. [L. correptio, fr. corripere to seize.] Chiding; reproof; reproach. [Obs.]

Angry, passionate correption being rather apt to provoke, than to amend. --Hammond.
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