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reproach
used in Persuasion

4 uses
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Definition
a criticism; or to express criticism — especially where a relationship makes the disapproval result in disappointment or shame
  • She had little hope of success; but Elizabeth, who in the event of such a reverse would be so much more to be pitied than herself, should never, she thought, have reason to reproach her for giving no warning.
    Chapter 5 (30% in)
  • "I could manage them very well, if it were not for Mary's interference," was what Anne often heard him say, and had a good deal of faith in; but when listening in turn to Mary's reproach of "Charles spoils the children so that I cannot get them into any order," she never had the smallest temptation to say, "Very true."
    Chapter 6 (21% in)
  • It was too pleasing a blunder for a reproach.
    Chapter 23 (77% in)
  • I have now, as far as such a sentiment is allowable in human nature, nothing to reproach myself with; and if I mistake not, a strong sense of duty is no bad part of a woman's portion."
    Chapter 23 (96% in)

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