3. A ship recaptured from an enemy or from a pirate.
(Re*prise"), v. t. [Written also reprize.]
1. To take again; to retake. [Obs.] Spenser.
2. To recompense; to pay. [Obs.]
(Re*pris"tin*ate) v. t. [Pref. re- + pristine.] To restore to an original state. [R.] Shedd.
(Re*pris`ti*na"tion) n. Restoration to an original state; renewal of purity. [R.] R. Browning.
(Re*prive") v. t. [Pref. re- + L. privare to deprive.] To take back or away. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Re*prive"), v. t. To reprieve. [Obs.] Howell.
(Re*prize") v. t. See Reprise. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Re*priz"es) n. pl. (Law) See Reprise, n., 2.
(Re*proach") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reproached (-pr?cht"); p. pr. & vb. n. Reproaching.] [F.
reprocher, OF. reprochier, (assumed) LL. reproriare; L. pref. re- again, against, back + prope near; hence,
originally, to bring near to, throw in one's teeth. Cf. Approach.]
1. To come back to, or come home to, as a matter of blame; to bring shame or disgrace upon; to disgrace.
I thought your marriage fit; else imputation,Shak.
For that he knew you, might reproach your life.
2. To attribute blame to; to allege something disgraceful against; to charge with a fault; to censure severely
or contemptuously; to upbraid.
If ye be reproached for the name of Christ.1 Peter iv. 14.
That this newcomer, Shame,Milton.
There sit not, and reproach us as unclean.
Mezentius . . . with his ardor warmedDryden.
His fainting friends, reproached their shameful flight.
Syn. To upbraid; censure; blame; chide; rebuke; condemn; revile; vilify.
(Re*proach"), n. [F. reproche. See Reproach, v.]
1. The act of reproaching; censure mingled with contempt; contumelious or opprobrious language toward
any person; abusive reflections; as, severe reproach.
No reproaches even, even when pointed and barbed with the sharpest wit, appeared to give him pain.Macaulay.
Give not thine heritage to reproach.Joel ii. 17.
2. A cause of blame or censure; shame; disgrace.
3. An object of blame, censure, scorn, or derision.
Come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no more a reproach.Neh. ii. 17.