Noun(1) a mild rebuke or criticism(2) disgrace or shame
Verb(1) express criticism towards
(1) For Billy the boy is a nagging reminder of his own delinquent youth: for Shirley-Diane he is a strange mix of sex object and living reproach .(2) The characters often look up to the gods for guidance, speak of them and reproach them for putting such a predicament onto mortals of flesh and blood.(3) his elegance is a living reproach to our slovenly habits(4) The hint of reproach in ├ö├ç├┐omission├ö├ç├û may not be quite fair to either of us.(5) She agrees, goes to his home, and realizes that he will not question or reproach her.(6) he gave her a look of reproach(7) No less absurd is the second reproach thrown upon capitalism - namely, that technological and therapeutical innovations do not benefit all people.(8) Stung by his reproach , she counters by reminding him that her lack of ardor is understandable given their night of lovemaking.(9) He tells him that he is not there to reproach him, and John denies having done anything wrong.(10) Although rock had become mainstream by the early 1970s, it continued to arouse resistance and to elicit reproach - and continues, indeed, to this day.(11) The poem's thought about the aetiology of war, its main theme, is based on Christ's reproach of the Pharisees, who had upbraided the disciples for not washing their hands before eating.(12) Some of his published works have met with strong criticism and reproach .(13) Aunt Alice frowned slightly at this reproach against her motherly duties, but the sorrow in her beautiful eyes could not be from this reproach alone, it was too deep.(14) Perhaps the most horrible aspect of Frank's world is not the existence of cruelty, but rather the possibility that life might be shaped by nothing more than the whims of others beyond control or reproach .(15) I could scarcely reproach you for having undergone it without success, for those who emerge from it triumphant are very few.(16) The reproach was lightly mocking and they both laughed.
(1) beyond reproach :: ukusola
1. disgrace ::
2. discredit ::
3. source of shame ::
4. blemish ::
ezigqibeleleyo zibe lishumi elinane
5. stain ::
6. blot ::
7. smirch ::
8. upbraid ::
1. credit ::
2. honor ::
Different Formsreproach, reproachable, reproached, reproaches, reproachful, reproaching
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