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Synonyms for reproach

Synonyms for reproach

to cause to feel embarrassment, dishonor, and often guilt


words expressive of strong disapproval

an implied criticism

Synonyms for reproach

disgrace or shame

express criticism towards

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Carolyn Bourne wrote to Heidi Withers, 29, before she married Freddie Bourne, in what was meant to have been a private email, reproaching her for her lack of manners and saying it was a "pity" her stepson had fallen in love with her.
Jonathan Goldberg connects Miranda's speech reproaching Caliban to the concept of race and the ability to write, while Denise Albanese demonstrates how the social uses of mathematics, the way in which putting mathematics down on paper, shifted the subject from the artisanal to the humanist.
Several sources close to the production said the actress had received a brusque letter from Simon reproaching her for not knowing her lines.
This sort of drive-by character assassination seems to tickle the press corps, when it isn't reproaching itself for not respecting the Clintons' assumption of innocence.
In one of his latest installations, Safari, 1989-91, the artist criticized the preplanned safaris and the misleading vision presented in brochures, while also reproaching the way received knowledge is rarely questioned in a mass society.