reproach (someone or something) with (something)

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reproach (someone or something) with (something)

To accuse someone, oneself, or some group or organization of something; to blame someone, oneself, or some group for something. My mother reproached me with laziness after I failed to get top marks on my exam. He didn't speak to the woman in the end and later reproached himself with cowardice. The federal court formally reproached the banks with plunging the economy into recession,.
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reproach someone with something

to rebuke someone with reference to something. I wish you wouldn't continue to reproach me with things that happened long ago. She was reproached with something out of the past.
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References in classic literature ?
Yes, I said, that they should begin by reproaching us with our ignorance of the good, and then presume our knowledge of it-- for the good they define to be knowledge of the good, just as if we understood them when they use the term `good'--this is of course ridiculous.