Definition for RE-PROACH

RE-PROACH, n. [The pointed vowel designates the accented syllable.]

  1. Censure mingled with contempt or derision; contumelious or opprobrious language toward any person; abusive reflections; as, foul-mouthed reproach. – Shak.
  2. Shame; infamy; disgrace. Give not thine heritage to reproach. – Joel ii. Is. iv.
  3. Object of contempt, scorn or derision. Come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we may be no more a reproach. – Neh. ii.
  4. That which is the cause of shame or disgrace. – Gen. xxx.

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