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reproach
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

3 uses
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Definition
a criticism; or to express criticism
  • In the first place, she reproached him, the delivery boys were "total strangers."
    p. 523.8
  • The alertness and anxiety in the Meanys' expressions suggested to me that they remembered how Owen had reproached them for their uninvited attendance at that Nativity.
    p. 570.6
  • And their nervous fixation upon Owen's medal, pinned to the American flag, suggested that the Meanys quite possibly feared that Owen might rise up from his casket as he had risen up from the mountain of hay in the manger—and once again reproach his parents.
    p. 570.8

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