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reproached

verb
past tense of reproach

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2 to criticize (someone) usually gently so as to correct a fault
  • she cleared her throat as a way of reproaching us for having our elbows on the table

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3 to express public or formal disapproval of
  • the governor reproached the legislature for failing to pass the budget on time and once again throwing the state into fiscal chaos

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“Reproached.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reproached. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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