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reproach
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

2 uses
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Definition
a criticism; or to express criticism — especially where a relationship makes the disapproval result in disappointment or shame
  • The self-reproach and contrition which are displayed in his remark appear to me to be the signs of a healthy mind rather than of a guilty one.
    Adventure IV — The Boscombe Valley Mystery (22% in)
  • "But a very serious one to me," returned the King reproachfully.
    Adventure I — A Scandal in Bohemia (36% in)

There are no more uses of "reproach" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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