verb (used with object)
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Origin of reproach
SYNONYMS FOR reproach
synonym study for reproach
historical usage of reproach
The phrase above reproach “not able to be blamed, faultless” first appeared in 1674; its variant beyond reproach is first recorded in 1702.
OTHER WORDS FROM reproach
Words nearby reproach
Example sentences from the Web for reproached
Now she reproached herself because she could not immediately silence this fancy of disturbed nerves.The Mormon Prophet|Lily Dougall
She reproached herself for imagining it was possible to consummate a revenge on man by such means.Carnival|Compton Mackenzie
We may rightfully be reproached also with a somewhat Attic lightness, a lack of perseverance and of seriousness.The Non-religion of the Future: A Sociological Study|Jean-Marie Guyau
There was no laughter, none of the gayety with which one has so often reproached this race—but neither were there any tears.A Hilltop on the Marne|Mildred Aldrich
For years he has reproached the optimist with the charge that he lived by dreams rather than realities.Pieces of Hate|Heywood Broun