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  1. reproachesnoun

    Plural form of reproach.


  1. reproaches

    The Improperia are a series of antiphons and responses, expressing the remonstrance of Jesus Christ with his people. Also known as the Reproaches, they are sung In the Catholic liturgy as part of the observance of the Passion, usually on the afternoon of Good Friday. In the Byzantine Rite, they are found in various hymns of Good Friday and Holy Saturday. The Improperia appear in the Pontificale of Prudentius (846–61) and gradually came into use throughout Europe in the eleventh and twelfth centuries, finally being incorporated into the Roman Ordo in the fourteenth century.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reproaches in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reproaches in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of reproaches in a Sentence

  1. English Proverb:

    A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart, his next to escape the censures of the world.

  2. Alfred Victor Vigny:

    Above all, we must abolish hope in the heart of man. A calm despair, without angry convulsions, without reproaches to Heaven, is the essence of wisdom.

  3. The AFE:

    We understand that these types of events must be prosecuted and condemned, we are in favor of penalizing this behavior. Society in general reproaches this type of behavior. The culprits must be found, brought to trial and sentenced.

  4. Barnaby Rich:

    One of the diseases of this age is the multitude of books. It is a thriftless and a thankless occupation, this writing of books: a man were better to sing in a cobbler?s shop, for his pay is a penny a patch; but a book-writer, if he get sometimes a few commendations from the judicious, he shall be sure to reap a thousand reproaches from the malicious.

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    regarding something abstract as a material thing
    • A. swag
    • B. maculation
    • C. sapling
    • D. hypostatization

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