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used in Gone with the Wind

15 uses
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a criticism; or to express criticism — especially where a relationship makes the disapproval result in disappointment or shame
  • Not that India ever reproached him or even indicated by look or gesture that she was aware of his abruptly changed allegiance.
    1.1 (65% in)
  • Ellen never fully realized that it was only a veneer, for Scarlett always showed her best face to her mother, concealing her escapades, curbing her temper and appearing as sweet-natured as she could in Ellen's presence, for her mother could shame her to tears with a reproachful glance.
    1.3 (95% in)
  • Melly looked at her, startled, and the Captain made a gesture of self-reproach.
    2.9 (61% in)
  • "Why, Miss Melanie," Frank was startled and reproachful, "General Hood hasn't been down in that section at all.
    3.28 (76% in)
  • "Now, Miss Melly, you know if I'd had news of Ashley, I'd have ridden up here from Macon right away to tell you," said Frank reproachfully.
    3.28 (78% in)
  • No explanations were asked, no reproaches made.
    4.35 (48% in)
  • This house was something that the matrons of Atlanta whispered about furtively and ministers preached against in guarded terms as a cesspool of iniquity, a hissing and a reproach.
    4.37 (93% in)
  • We knew she was cookin' up somethin', but we didn't know she was usin' your dead ma to reproach him for his daughters bein' in rags when he could get a hundred and fifty thousand dollars out of the Yankees.
    4.39 (83% in)
  • Scarlett was surprised, too, at the vigor of Melanie's attack, for she knew Melanie considered her husband beyond wifely reproaches and thought his decisions second only to God's.
    4.41 (28% in)
  • I know your motives are always above reproach.
    4.43 (15% in)
  • Unless she drank herself into insensibility, she'd still see Frank's face as it had looked the last time he begged her not to drive alone, timid, reproachful, apologetic.
    4.47 (13% in)
  • She went up the stairs with a backward look of reproach which was noticed by neither Scarlett nor Rhett.
    4.47 (19% in)
  • Whenever Ashley looked into India's eyes, he would see the truth shining there, truth and reproach and the cold contempt of which the Wilkeses were masters.
    5.55 (47% in)
  • No reproach was there, no accusation and no fear—only an anxiety that she might not find strength for words.
    5.61 (44% in)
  • Scarlett, I'm not upbraiding you, accusing you, reproaching you.
    5.63 (40% in)

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