A man of any rank may, without any reproach, abstain totally from tasting such liquors.
As he moves towards a conclusion, he sounds an extended note of reproach.
She was pale and quiet, and she did not reproach the man again.
There is only one point on which I wish or intend to hang any reproach.
Stung by this reproach and the supreme courage of their general, the men recovered.
As we have seen above, all must participate that none may be in a position to reproach the rest.
But I considered that I had less to reproach myself with than he thought.
Most of the French (the learned and others) have repeated this reproach.
I have said that Mr. Charrington's name was bandied about among the sensual and the vulgar—all over England—as a term of reproach.
"I said I would join if Grant did," replied Bailey, stung by the reproach.
mid-14c., "a rebuke, blame, censure;" also "object of scorn or contempt;" c.1400, as "disgrace, state of disgrace," from Old French reproche "blame, shame, disgrace" (12c.), from reprochier "to blame, bring up against," said by some French etymologists to be from Vulgar Latin *repropiare, from Latin re- "opposite of" + prope "near" (see propinquity), with suggestions of "bring near to" as in modern "get in (someone's) face." But others would have it from *reprobicare, from Latin reprobus/reprobare (see reprobate (adj.)).
mid-14c., reprochen "to rebuke, reproach," from Anglo-French repruchier, Old French reprochier "upbraid, blame, accuse, speak ill of," from reproche (see reproach (n.)). Related: Reproached; reproaching.