reproach

All Noun Verb
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  • I believe they would rather be killed than come back and face their reproaches. Cited from With Kitchener in the Soudan, by G. A. Henty
  • More than once already has he almost broken thy heart with his reproaches. Cited from Arthur Mervyn, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • Yet we may be sure that the good mother never once reproached her son. Cited from George Borrow and His Circle, by Clement King Shorter
  • Perhaps the time might come when she would reproach him for having helped her to live. Cited from The Hippodrome, by Rachel Hayward
  • I reproached her about them when I met her again twenty-five years later. Cited from My Double Life, by Sarah Bernhardt
  • Come home, you poor child, and you shall hear no reproaches from me. Cited from The Marriage of William Ashe, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Without a word or look of reproach he turned and walked slowly away. Cited from The Red Man's Revenge, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • It seemed to him he could not bear even a look of reproach. Cited from The Master-Knot of Human Fate, by Ellis Meredith
  • They only reproached themselves that they had not provided twelve instead of six. Cited from The Cock-House at Fellsgarth, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • After his death his enemies did all in their power to cast reproach upon his name. Cited from History of Rationalism, by John F. Hurst
  • She had never yet given herself to him so much as in that movement of reproach. Cited from The Bostonians, Vol. II (of II), by Henry James
  • I have no more reproaches to make you -- no more right to make them. Cited from Tales for Young and Old, by Various
  • I reproached him, told him that he wanted her and her money. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, July 1885, by Various
  • As she went up-stairs to her little room her heart reproached her. Cited from Lady Rose's Daughter, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Her reproaches fell so hot and heavy, that they left me no chance to answer. Cited from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Harriet Jacobs (AKA Linda Brent)
  • She reproached herself for it, and determined that she would never doubt him again. Cited from The Knave of Diamonds, by Ethel May Dell
  • What I have been reproaching myself with all night is never having looked you up. Cited from Children of the Ghetto, by I. Zangwill [AKA: Israel Zangwill]
  • Now that she did speak again she did not reproach them. Cited from Prisoners, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • His heart reproached him as he remembered that this had reached him two days before. Cited from A Wounded Name, by Charles King
  • Think of that poor girl out there, who is reproaching herself so to-day. Cited from V. V.'s Eyes, by Henry Sydnor Harrison
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Meaning of reproach

  • noun A mild rebuke or criticism
    words of reproach
  • noun Disgrace or shame
    he brought reproach upon his family
  • verb Express criticism towards
    The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior