reproach

  • 101re|proach´ing|ly — re|proach «rih PROHCH», noun, verb. –n. 1. blame or censure: »to bring reproach on one s family. His conduct at work is above reproach. 2. a cause of blame or disgrace: »A coward is a reproach to an army. SYNONYM(S): discredit. 3. an object of… …

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  • 102re|proach´er — re|proach «rih PROHCH», noun, verb. –n. 1. blame or censure: »to bring reproach on one s family. His conduct at work is above reproach. 2. a cause of blame or disgrace: »A coward is a reproach to an army. SYNONYM(S): discredit. 3. an object of… …

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  • 103re|proach´a|ble — re|proach «rih PROHCH», noun, verb. –n. 1. blame or censure: »to bring reproach on one s family. His conduct at work is above reproach. 2. a cause of blame or disgrace: »A coward is a reproach to an army. SYNONYM(S): discredit. 3. an object of… …

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  • 104re|proach — «rih PROHCH», noun, verb. –n. 1. blame or censure: »to bring reproach on one s family. His conduct at work is above reproach. 2. a cause of blame or disgrace: »A coward is a reproach to an army. SYNONYM(S): discredit. 3. an object of blame,… …

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  • 105censure — cen·sure / sen chər/ n: an expression of official disapproval a House resolution approving a censure of the representative censure vt Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 106discredit — I noun animadversion, aspersion, attaint, baseness, castigation, censure, condemnation, contumely, criticism, debasement, dedecus, degradation, denunciation, derogation, disapprobation, disapproval, disbelief, disesteem, disfavor, disgrace,… …

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  • 107reprimand — I noun admonishment, admonition, animadversion, blame, castigation, censure, chiding, condemnation, correction, criticism, denunciation, derogation, disapprobation, disapproval, displeasure, dispraise, dressing down, exception, exprobration,… …

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  • 108blame — I (culpability) noun accusal, accusation, blameworthiness, castigation, censurability, censurableness, censure, chargeability, condemnation, crimination, criticism, culpa, culpableness, damnation, decrial, delation, delinquency, denouncement,… …

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  • 109Psalms 69 — 1 Save me, O God; for the waters are come in unto my soul. 2 I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing: I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me. 3 I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: mine eyes fail while I wait for …

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  • 110shame — Synonyms and related words: abasement, abash, abashment, abomination, apologies, atrocity, attrition, ayenbite of inwit, bad, besmirch, bitterness, blacken, bring down, bring into discredit, bring low, bring shame upon, bully, burning shame,… …

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  • 111rebuke — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. reproof, reprimand, admonition. v. t. reprove, reprimand, chide, admonish, upbraid. See disapprobation. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. condemnation, reproof, reprimand, rebuff, snub, refusal, repulse,… …

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  • 112scold — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. reprove, rebuke, rate, chide, berate, tongue lash, bawl out (sl.). See disapprobation. Ant., praise. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. admonish, chide, berate, chasten, asperse, expostulate with, rebuke,… …

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  • 113shame — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. humiliation, mortification, abashment; ignominy, reproach, disgrace, dishonor. v. t. humiliate, mortify, abash, disgrace. See disrepute, impurity, wrong. Ant., pride, honor. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A… …

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  • 114upbraid — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. reprove, chide, admonish, rebuke, reprimand, scold; accuse, charge, revile. See disapprobation. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. reproach, scold, vituperate, condemn, denounce, lecture, chide, reprehend,… …

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  • 115reprove — reprove, rebuke, reprimand, admonish, reproach, chide can all mean to criticize adversely, especially in order to warn of or to correct a fault. To reprove is to blame or censure, often kindly or without harshness and usually in the hope of… …

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  • 116opprobrium — op•pro•bri•um [[t]əˈproʊ bri əm[/t]] n. 1) the disgrace or reproach incurred by shameful conduct 2) the cause of such disgrace or reproach 3) reproach; scorn • Etymology: 1650–60; < L: reproach …

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  • 117MALACHI, BOOK OF — MALACHI, BOOK OF, the last (12th) book of the section of the Bible called minor prophets . In the Qumran fragment 4QXIIa, however, Malachi seems to be followed by Jonah. It contains The pronouncement of the word of the Lord to Israel by Malachi… …

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  • 118Invective — In*vec tive, n. [F. invective.] An expression which inveighs or rails against a person; a severe or violent censure or reproach; something uttered or written, intended to cast opprobrium, censure, or reproach on another; a harsh or reproachful… …

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  • 119Twit — Twit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Twitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Twitting}.] [OE. atwiten, AS. [ae]tw[=i]tan to reproach, blame; [ae]t at + w[=i]tan to reproach, blame; originally, to observe, see, hence, to observe what is wrong (cf. the meanings of E.… …

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  • 120Twitted — Twit Twit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Twitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Twitting}.] [OE. atwiten, AS. [ae]tw[=i]tan to reproach, blame; [ae]t at + w[=i]tan to reproach, blame; originally, to observe, see, hence, to observe what is wrong (cf. the meanings of E …

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