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Masters’ tweets and messaging, particularly about public health, simply demanded a public reproach.

Your bonafides to give independent advice in a report is always subject of concern, and one should be above reproach in those situations.

It’s enough to make you paranoid — or, at least, make you consider that no one, not even the people we choose to trust, is entirely above reproach.

To be clear—I do not believe powerful, accomplished women are above reproach, and I have criticized my share.

First of all, in his 25 years, by all accounts Lane Frost lived his life above reproach.

“I realize that I am in the public spotlight and my conduct needs to be above reproach,” he said.

A man of any rank may, without any reproach, abstain totally from tasting such liquors.

Sitting on the side of her bed, her gaze is downturned, replete with a combination of remorse, self-reproach, and despair.

"It is good to pray here," she said, in a tone the mildness and sincerity of which made the reproach more cutting.

The inheritance of the children of sinners shall perish, and with their posterity shall be a perpetual reproach.

For better is the iniquity of a man, than a woman doing a good turn, and a woman bringing shame and reproach.

The keen resentment had faded from his face, but an immense reproach was there—a heavy, helpless, appealing reproach.

All the criminals go about and take their pleasure, thus occasioning much reproach.


On this page you'll find 167 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reproach, such as: disgrace, abuse, admonishment, admonition, blame, and blemish.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.