Reprehensible vs Revoke - What's the difference?
As an adjective reprehensible is reprehensible. As a verb revoke is to cancel or invalidate by withdrawing or reversing. As a noun revoke is the act of revoking in a game of cards.
(en adjective )
Blameworthy, censurable, guilty.
Deserving of reprehension.
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- Scarlett O’Hara was the heroine of the novel/movie Gone with the Wind” and the reprehensible sequel ”Scarlett .
* at fault, deplorable, remiss
(en noun )
A reprehensible person; a villain.
To cancel or invalidate by withdrawing or reversing
To fail to follow suit in a game of cards when holding a card in that suit.
(obsolete) To call or bring back; to recall.
- Your driver’s license will be revoked .
(obsolete) To hold back; to repress; to restrain.
- The faint sprite he did revoke again, / To her frail mansion of morality.
(obsolete) To draw back; to withdraw.
- [She] still strove their sudden rages to revoke .
(obsolete) To call back to mind; to recollect.
- A man, by revoking and recollecting within himself former passages, will be still apt to inculcate these sad memories to his conscience.
(en noun )
The act of revoking in a game of cards.
A renege; a violation of important rules regarding the play of tricks in trick-taking card games serious enough to render the round invalid.
A violation ranked in seriousness somewhat below overt cheating, with the status of a more minor offense only because, when it happens, it is usually accidental.