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used in The Awakening

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a criticism; or to express criticism — especially where a relationship makes the disapproval result in disappointment or shame
  • He did not mind the entreaty, but the tone with its delicate note of pathos was like a reproach.
    Chapter 10 (72% in)
reproach = a criticism; or to express criticism
  • He reproached his wife with her inattention, her habitual neglect of the children.
    Chapter 3 (27% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 12 (99% in)
  • The Colonel reproached his daughter for her lack of filial kindness and respect, her want of sisterly affection and womanly consideration.
    Chapter 24 (5% in)
  • There was her husband's reproach looking at her from the external things around her which he had provided for her external existence.
    Chapter 28 (29% in)
  • There was Robert's reproach making itself felt by a quicker, fiercer, more overpowering love, which had awakened within her toward him.
    Chapter 28 (42% in)
  • If he had expected to find her languishing, reproachful, or indulging in sentimental tears, he must have been greatly surprised.
    Chapter 29 (34% in)

There are no more uses of "reproach" in The Awakening.

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