Reprobate and Rake


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Reprobate verb – To declare to be morally wrong or evil.
Usage example: spent much of her talk reprobating the callous indifference of a materialistic society to the suffering of people in the third world

Rake is a synonym for reprobate in rogue topic. In some cases you can use "Rake" instead the word "Reprobate" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like scoundrel, libertine, profligate.
Nearby Words: reprobated, reprobation, reprobating
Synonyms for Reprobate


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Rake noun – A person who has sunk below the normal moral standard.
Usage example: a memoir that purported to be a rake's progress through the world of drug addiction

Reprobate is a synonym for rake in libertine topic. You can use "Reprobate" instead the word "Rake" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as profligate.
Nearby Words: raked, raker, raking
Synonyms for Rake

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