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View definitions for reproachful

reproachful

adjective as in admonishing

Strong match

adjective as in admonitory

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Sick with jealousy and spite, she bowed as she passed, trying to look eighteen, and tenderly reproachful.

Something in the tone of the man seemed to his listener uncalled for—in a sense reproachful, singular.

If he had expected to find her languishing, reproachful, or indulging in sentimental tears, he must have been greatly surprised.

I whispered, in a tone strangely in contrast with the angry and reproachful air I had assumed.

His stump of a tail drooped dejectedly as he looked at her with big reproachful eyes.

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On this page you'll find 206 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reproachful, such as: insulting, offensive, rude, calumniating, castigating, and censorious.

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

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