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reproach
used in Babbitt

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
  • Though this time he heard his own voice and knew that it was curt, though she was looking at him with wide-eyed reproach, he stumped into the hall, jerked on his ulster and furlined gloves, and went out to start the car.
    Chapter 31 (37% in)
  • He was relieved to find Tanis cheerful, unreproachful, and brilliant in a frock of brown net over gold tissue.
    Chapter 31 (38% in)

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