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reproach

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreproachre‧proach1 /rɪˈprəʊtʃ $ -ˈproʊtʃ/ noun formal  1 [uncountable]BLAME criticism, blame, or disapproval ‘You don’t need me, ’ she said quietly, without reproach.2 [countable]BLAME a remark that expresses criticism, blame, or disapproval He argued that the reproaches were unfair.3 above/beyond reproach4 a reproach to somebody/something
Examples from the Corpus
reproachThe white stubble on his fleshless jaw was a reproach to my twenty-four years and suddenly I felt an inadequate city-bred softie.The motives were above reproach since a large sum was raised for deserving charities every year.Noah himself is beyond reproach, it is true.The Alumni Club typically enjoys a reputation beyond reproach.He had a steely streak but his morals and scruples were beyond reproach.I have said that Reagan was rarely moved to anger or reproach.Fernandez argued the reproaches were harsh and unfair.He was innocent and wished to purge himself of the reproach.Nor was Bayezid alone held up to reproach.
reproachreproach2 verb [transitive]  1 formalBLAME to blame or criticize someone in a way that shows you are disappointed at what they have donereproach somebody for/with something He publicly reproached his son for his behavior.2 reproach yourself→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
reproachThey chivvy and reproach each other as we eat.They did not tell her this, but they reproached her for hiding her terrible state from them, her own sisters.Emma Quashie reproached him from back in the doorway where she had gone, too lazy to chase the boy.Huy entered his house, and its drabness both depressed and reproached him.Zampano and Gelsomina are not exceptions, as people reproach me for creating.You and Fred have nothing to reproach yourselves with.
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Verb table
reproach
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyreproach
he, she, itreproaches
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyreproached
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave reproached
he, she, ithas reproached
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad reproached
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill reproach
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have reproached
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam reproaching
he, she, itis reproaching
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you, we, theyare reproaching
Past
I, he, she, itwas reproaching
you, we, theywere reproaching
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been reproaching
he, she, ithas been reproaching
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been reproaching
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be reproaching
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been reproaching
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