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Censure, subst., 1) judgment, opinion: “betray themselves to every modern c. worse than drunkards,” As IV, 1, 7. “how blest am I in my just c., in my true opinion,” Wint. II, 1, 37. “to give their c. of these rare reports,” H6A II, 3, 10. “the king is old enough to give his c.” H6B I, 3, 120. “to give your --s in this weighty business,” R3 II, 2, 144. “no discerner durst wag his tongue in c.” H8 I, 1, 33. “giddy c. will then cry out: 'O, if he had borne the business'!” Cor. I, 1, 272. “let our just --s attend the true event,” Mcb. V, 4, 14. “take each man's c., but reserve thy judgment,” Hml. I, 3, 69. “their virtues else . . . shall in the general c. take corruption,” I, 4, 35. “the c. of the which one must o'erweigh a whole theatre of others,” III, 2, 30. we will both our judgments join in c. of his seeming, 92 (Ff “to censure). your name is great in mouths of wisest c.” Oth. II, 3, 193. “I may not breathe my c.” IV, 1, 281. “in our c.” Per. II, 3, 34.
2) judicial sentence, condemnation: “to suffer lawful c. for such faults,” Cor. III, 3, 46. “or endure your heaviest c.” V, 6, 143. “to you remains the c. of this hellish villain,” Oth. V, 2, 368.
3) blame: “no might nor greatness in mortality can c. scape,” Meas. III, 2, 197. “beware my c. and keep your promise,” As IV, 1, 200. “to avoid the carping --s of the world,” R3 III, 5, 68. “forgetting your late c. both of his truth and him,” H8 III, 1, 64. “the fault would not scape c.” Lr. I, 4, 229. “must court'sy at the c.” Cymb. III, 3, 55. “fear not slander, c. rash,” IV, 2, 272.
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