beyond/above reproach


beyond/above reproach
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  • beyond/above reproach — PERFECT, blameless, above suspicion, without fault, faultless, flawless, irreproachable, exemplary, impeccable, immaculate, unblemished, spotless, untarnished, stainless, unsullied, whiter than white; informal squeaky clean. → reproach …   Useful english dictionary

  • above reproach — above/​beyond reproach phrase impossible to criticize because of being so good Their handling of the affair has been absolutely beyond reproach. Thesaurus: perfect and perfectlysynonym Main entry: reproach * * * above (or beyond) reproach such… …   Useful english dictionary

  • above reproach — ► above (or beyond) reproach such that no criticism can be made; perfect. Main Entry: ↑reproach …   English terms dictionary

  • above reproach — See beyond reproach …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • reproach — 1 noun formal 1 (U) blame or disapproval for the things you have done: “Are you going already?” he cried, his voice full of reproach. | beyond/above reproach formal (=impossible to criticize; perfect): His behaviour throughout this affair has… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • beyond reproach — above reproach I never claimed to be above reproach Syn: perfect, blameless, above suspicion, without fault, faultless, flawless, irreproachable, exemplary, impeccable, immaculate, unblemished, spotless, untarnished, stainless, unsullied, whiter… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Above — A*bove , prep. [OE. above, aboven, abuffe, AS. abufon; an (or on) on + be by + ufan upward; cf. Goth. uf under. [root]199. See {Over}.] 1. In or to a higher place; higher than; on or over the upper surface; over; opposed to {below} or {beneath}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • above all — Above A*bove , prep. [OE. above, aboven, abuffe, AS. abufon; an (or on) on + be by + ufan upward; cf. Goth. uf under. [root]199. See {Over}.] 1. In or to a higher place; higher than; on or over the upper surface; over; opposed to {below} or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reproach — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bitter ▪ mild ▪ There was mild reproach in his tone. PREPOSITION ▪ above reproach, beyond …   Collocations dictionary

  • above — /əˈbʌv / (say uh buv) adverb 1. in or to a higher place; overhead: the blue sky above. 2. higher in rank or power: appeal to the courts above. 3. before in order, especially in a book or writing: from what has been said above. 4. in heaven.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • reproach — 1. verb Albert reproached him for being late See reprimand 1. See also note at rebuke 2. noun 1) an expression of reproach See reprimand 2. 2) this party is a reproach to Canadian politics Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words


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