Definitions

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  • adj. Not reprovable; irreproachable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Incapable of being justly reproved; irreproachable; blameless; upright.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not reprovable; not liable to reproof; blameless; unblamable.

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Examples

  • But God doeth not so: rather irreprovable in His sentence, and pure His judgment.

    NPNF1-12. Saint Chrysostom: Homilies on the Epistles of Paul to the Corinthians

  • So marches he all over England, with his bag and baggage; his conversation is irreprovable, for he is always mending.

    The Complete Works of Whittier

  • And secondly, That he found the hearts of such men, men that by nature were fitted for contemplation and quietness; men of mild, and sweet, and peaceable spirits, (as indeed most Anglers are) these men our blessed Saviour (who is observed to love to plant grace in good natures) though nothing be too hard for him, yet these men he chose to call from their irreprovable imployment, and gave them grace to be his Disciples and to follow him.

    The Compleat Angler

  • (who is observed to love to plant grace in good natures) though nothing be too hard for him, yet these men he chose to call from their irreprovable imployment, and gave them grace to be his Disciples and to follow him.

    The Complete Angler 1653

  • observed to love to plant grace in good natures, though indeed nothing be too hard for him, yet these men he chose to call from their irreprovable employment of fig, an, and gave them grace to be his disciples, and to follow him, and do wonders; I say four of twelve.

    The Compleat Angler : or, The Contemplative Man`s Recreation

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