**Reproof,**1) confutation, refutation: “in the r. of this lies the jest,”

**H4A I, 2, 213**. “in r. of many tales devised,”

**III, 2, 23**. “in the r. of chance lies the true proof of men,”

**Troil. I, 3, 33**. “would pluck r. and rebuke from every ear,”

**Cor. II, 2, 37**.

2) contradiction: “r. and reason beat it dead,”

**Lucr. 489**. “your r. is something too round,”

**H5 IV, 1, 216**. “r., obedient and in order, fits kings,”

**Per. I, 2, 42**.

3) check, reprimand: “the R. Valiant,”

**As V, 4, 82**.

**As V, 4, 82**“that man is not alive might so have tempted him without the taste of danger and r.”

**H4A III, 1, 175**. Even == punishment: “whom you yourselves shall set out for r.”

**Tim. V, 4, 57**.

4) reproach, blame:

**Wiv. II, 1, 59**.

**II, 2, 195**.

**Meas. III, 1, 269**.

**Err. V, 90**.

**Tw. III, 4, 225**.

**R3 III, 7, 142**.

**IV, 4, 158**.

**Ant. II, 2, 123**

**(your r. were well deserved of rashness,**i. e. you would deserve the reproach of rashness. O. Edd.

**proof**).

**Per. II, 4, 19**.