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 for reprobate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reprobate \Rep"ro*bate\ (-b?t), a. [L. reprobatus, p. p. of
     reprobare to disapprove, condemn. See Reprieve, Reprove.]
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     1. Not enduring proof or trial; not of standard purity or
        fineness; disallowed; rejected. [Obs.]
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              Reprobate silver shall men call them, because the
              Lord hath rejected them.              --Jer. vi. 30.
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     2. Abandoned to punishment; hence, morally abandoned and
        lost; given up to vice; depraved.
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              And strength, and art, are easily outdone
              By spirits reprobate.                 --Milton.
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     3. Of or pertaining to one who is given up to wickedness; as,
        reprobate conduct. "Reprobate desire." --Shak.
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     Syn: Abandoned; vitiated; depraved; corrupt; wicked;
          profligate; base; vile. See Abandoned.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reprobate \Rep"ro*bate\, n.
     One morally abandoned and lost.
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           I acknowledge myself for a reprobate, a villain, a
           traitor to the king.                     --Sir W.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reprobate \Rep"ro*bate\ (-b?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reprobated
     (-b?`t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. Reprobating.]
     1. To disapprove with detestation or marks of extreme
        dislike; to condemn as unworthy; to disallow; to reject.
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              Such an answer as this is reprobated and disallowed
              of in law; I do not believe it, unless the deed
              appears.                              --Ayliffe.
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              Every scheme, every person, recommended by one of
              them, was reprobated by the other.    --Macaulay.
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     2. To abandon to punishment without hope of pardon.
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     Syn: To condemn; reprehend; censure; disown; abandon; reject.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: deviating from what is considered moral or right or
             proper or good; "depraved criminals"; "a perverted sense
             of loyalty"; "the reprobate conduct of a gambling
             aristocrat" [syn: depraved, perverse, perverted,
      n 1: a person without moral scruples [syn: reprobate,
      v 1: reject (documents) as invalid [ant: approbate]
      2: abandon to eternal damnation; "God reprobated the unrepenting
      3: express strong disapproval of; "We condemn the racism in
         South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated" [syn: condemn,
         reprobate, decry, objurgate, excoriate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  173 Moby Thesaurus words for "reprobate":
     abandoned, abominable, accursed, accuse, amoral, anathematize,
     anathemize, animadvert on, arraign, arrant, atrocious, backslider,
     bad, bad egg, bad lot, base, bastard, black, black sheep,
     blackguard, blackguardly, blamable, blame, blameworthy,
     call to account, cast blame upon, cast reflection upon, censure,
     complain against, condemn, contaminated, corrupt, corrupted,
     criminal, cry down, cry out against, cry out on, cry shame upon,
     cur, cursed, damn, damnable, damned, dark, debased, debauched,
     debauchee, decadent, decry, degenerate, degraded, denounce,
     denunciate, depraved, despicable, disapprove, disgraceful, dismiss,
     dissolute, evil, execrable, fallen angel, flagitious, flagrant,
     fleshly, foul, fulminate against, godless, good-for-nothing,
     graceless, heel, heinous, immoral, impeach, improper, impugn,
     indict, infamous, iniquitous, inveigh against, irredeemable, knave,
     knavish, knock, lecher, libertine, licentious, lost, lost sheep,
     lost soul, low, lowlife, mean, miscreant, monstrous,
     morally polluted, mundane, naughty, nefarious, nonsacred,
     notorious, peccant, pervert, perverted, pimp, polluted, profane,
     profligate, rake, rank, rap, rapscallion, rascal, rascally,
     recidivist, recreant, reflect upon, refuse, reject, reprehend,
     reprehensible, reproach, repudiate, roguish, rotten, roue,
     scalawag, scamp, scampish, scandalous, scapegrace, scoundrel,
     scoundrelly, secular, shake up, shameful, shameless, shriftless,
     sinful, skin, sorry lot, spurn, steeped in iniquity, tainted,
     temporal, trollop, turn down, unblessed, unconverted, unforgivable,
     unhallowed, unholy, unpardonable, unprincipled, unredeemed,
     unregenerate, unsacred, unsanctified, unspeakable, unworthy,
     vice-corrupted, vicious, vile, villain, villainous, vitiated,
     warped, wastrel, whore, wicked, worldly, wretch, wrong

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     that which is rejected on account of its own worthlessness (Jer.
     6:30; Heb. 6:8; Gr. adokimos, "rejected"). This word is also
     used with reference to persons cast away or rejected because
     they have failed to make use of opportunities offered them (1
     Cor. 9:27; 2 Cor. 13:5-7).

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