One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘He already knows you've behaved reprehensibly - after all, selfishness and pettiness are the crux of his worldview.’
- ‘It's morally reprehensibly and against all the foundations of a civil society to allow people who have not been tried, charged or otherwise told why they've been detained to be kept without release.’
- ‘The chance of disaster was appreciably high and you voluntarily and reprehensibly took that risk with its terrible consequences.’
- ‘Yet it has been given spurious credibility by talking heads on television, by jargonising think-tanks, by politicians and, most reprehensibly, by complicit academics in quest of knighthoods and patronage.’
- ‘Both parties behave reprehensibly to each other throughout the film until the all-too-convenient happy ending.’
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