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 Meanings and Examples of REPROACH
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reproach
 v.  express disapproval or disappointment; bring shame upon; disgrace
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  My father made no reproach in his letters and only took notice of my silence by inquiring into my occupations more particularly than before.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 4
2  He raised his hand to stop my words, looked at me with unforgettable reproach and opening the door cautiously went back into the other room.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
3  That he is patronised by YOU," replied Willoughby, "is certainly in his favour; but as for the esteem of the others, it is a reproach in itself.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
4  She made it a powerful merit in herself, and a strong reproach against Joe, that she wore this apron so much.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter II
5  I wanted to make Joe less ignorant and common, that he might be worthier of my society and less open to Estella's reproach.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XV
6  Joe looked at me for a single instant with something faintly like reproach.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVII
7  It was not so much a reproach as an irresistible thinking aloud.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXV
8  But I was softened by the softened aspect of the man, and felt a touch of reproach.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXIX
9  Deeply as I felt my own unconscious part in his pollution of an honest home, I believed that if I had been brought face to face with him, I could not have uttered one reproach.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. THE BEGINNING OF A LONG JOURNEY
10  If I ever could reproach her with her infamous condition, I would go anywhere to do so.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. THE BEGINNING OF A LONG JOURNEY
11  No one can't reproach my darling in Australia.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 51. THE BEGINNING OF A LONGER JOURNEY
12  But the thought came into my mind as a new reproach and new regret, when I was left so sad and lonely in the world.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 58. ABSENCE
13  There was no higher praise for her; no higher reproach for me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 60. AGNES
14  He read the letter through and felt pleased with it, and especially that he had remembered to enclose money: there was not a harsh word, not a reproach in it, nor was there undue indulgence.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 14
15  In spite of the fact that, preparing herself for meeting him, she had schooled herself to despise and reproach him, she did not know what to say to him, and she felt sorry for him.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 23
Example Sentence:
1  She is quick to reproach anyone who doesn't live up to her own high standards.
2  Do not reproach yourself, it was not your fault.
3  His conduct has been beyond reproach.
4  It was a jest rather than a reproach.
5  The resource person may correct a serious error and repeat the phrase again but with no trace of disapproval or reproach.
6  He never did anything wrong without imagining how the look on his mother's face would reproach him afterwards.
7  He publicly reproached his son for his behavior.
8  His mother reproached him for not eating all his dinner.
9  The manager reproached the new salesgirl for her carelessness.
10  When Caesar realized that Brutus had betrayed him, he reproached his perfidious friend.