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reproach (verb), reproaches; reproached; reproaching
1. To speak in an angry and critical way: The editor of the newspaper was reproaching his reporter for writing so many negative things about the mayor of their city.
2. To express disapproval or disappointment to someone or a group: The baseball coach reproached his team for not utilizing their training during the competition with the opposing players.
3. Etymology: from Latin repropiare, "to blame, to bring up against"; from re-, "opposite" + prope, "near."
To rebuke or to censure.
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To criticize strongly.
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