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reproach

re·proach

reproach

 
pronunciation:
rih proch
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: reproached, reproaches, reproaching
definition 1: to express disapproval of or disappointment with (someone); censure.
She said nothing the last time he forgot their date, but this time she reproached him for it.
synonyms:
blame, chide, rebuke, reprehend, reprove
similar words:
admonish, berate, castigate, censure, criticize, fault, reprimand, scold, upbraid
definition 2: to bring disgrace upon; be a source of shame to.
His betrayal of his platoon reproached him for years.
synonyms:
disgrace, dishonor, shame
similar words:
brand, discredit, stigmatize
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: disapproving criticism; blame.
synonyms:
blame, censure, disapproval, rebuke
definition 2: a source or cause of shame or disgrace.
synonyms:
blot, disgrace
similar words:
dishonor, opprobrium, scandal
derivations: reproachable (adj.), reproachably (adv.), reproachingly (adv.), reproachableness (n.), reproacher (n.)