Sentence Examples


  • The king of Spain wrote to his ambassador at Rome "that His Holiness had hitherto played a double game and that all his zeal to drive the French from Italy had been only a mask"; this reproach seemed to receive some confirmation when Leo X.
  • The flight of the tsarevich to a foreign potentate was a reproach and a scandal.
  • In November 1580 Ivan in a fit of ungovernable fury at some contradiction or reproach, struck his eldest surviving son Ivan, a prince of rare promise, whom he passionately loved, a blow which proved fatal.
  • It is sometimes levied as a reproach against Haggai that he makes no direct reference to moral duties.
  • Here again it first appears as a term of reproach and contempt, applied by the opponents of the king.

How would you define reproach? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus