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. [Obs.]

I thought your marriage fit; else imputation,
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,
There sit not, and reproach us as unclean.

Mezentius . . . with his ardor warmed
His fainting friends, reproached their shameful flight.
Repelled the victors.

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.

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.

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