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reproach
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The Awakening
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  • He did not mind the entreaty, but the tone with its delicate note of pathos was like a reproach.
  • He reproached his wife with her inattention, her habitual neglect of the children.
  • Only Beaudelet remained behind, tinkering at his boat, and Mariequita walked away with her basket of shrimps, casting a look of childish ill humor and reproach at Robert from the corner of her eye.
  • The Colonel reproached his daughter for her lack of filial kindness and respect, her want of sisterly affection and womanly consideration.
  • If he had expected to find her languishing, reproachful, or indulging in sentimental tears, he must have been greatly surprised.
  • There was her husband’s reproach looking at her from the external things around her which he had provided for her external existence.
  • There was Robert’s reproach making itself felt by a quicker, fiercer, more overpowering love, which had awakened within her toward him.

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  • She reproached him for being thoughtless and lazy.
  • Don’t reproach yourself for things beyond your control.

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