[ verb ] reject as invalid, as of documents
Used in print(Randall Stewart, "A Little History, a Little Honesty: A...)
New_Englanders were a_bit sensitive on the subject of their complicity in Negro slavery at the time of the drafting of the Declaration_of_Independence , as Jefferson explained in his `` Autobiography '' : `` The clause reprobating the enslaving the inhabitants of Africa was struck_out in complaisance to South_Carolina and Georgia , who had never attempted to restrain the importation of slaves , and who on_the_contrary still wished to continue it .
[ noun ] a person without moral scruples
Used in print(Glayds H. Barr, The Master of Geneva....)
In defiance , a chinless reprobate , Jake_Camaret , marched down the aisle in St._Peter 's one Sunday morning , followed by one of the women from the Bordel , whose dress and walk plainly showed the lack of any shame .