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Daemon
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self-reproach

(noun) A feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed).

Synonyms: compunction, remorse

Usage: There came to her a chill self-reproach that she had not returned sooner, to help her mother in these domesticities, instead of indulging herself out-of-doors.
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self-reproach
Definition: (noun) A feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed).
Synonyms: compunction, remorse
Usage: There came to her a chill self-reproach that she had not returned sooner, to help her mother in these domesticities, instead of indulging herself out-of-doors.
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self-reproach
Definition: (noun) A feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed).
Synonyms: compunction, remorse
Usage: There came to her a chill self-reproach that she had not returned sooner, to help her mother in these domesticities, instead of indulging herself out-of-doors.
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self-reproach
Definition: (noun) A feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed).
Synonyms: compunction, remorse
Usage: There came to her a chill self-reproach that she had not returned sooner, to help her mother in these domesticities, instead of indulging herself out-of-doors
Adyl Mouhei
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Self-reproach

Noun:

Reproach or blame directed at oneself.
"The bitter tears of self-reproach"


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taurine
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The mother's repeated self-reproach at hospital ("I should have checked on her") may give a truer picture than her evidence in these proceedings, in which she firmly rejected any criticism.
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Emel Rapchan
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self-reproach
Definition: (noun) A feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed).
Synonyms: compunction, remorse
Usage: There came to her a chill self-reproach that she had not returned sooner, to help her mother in these domesticities, instead of indulging herself out-of-doors.
mjken
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There came to her a chill self-reproach that she had not returned sooner, to help her mother in these domesticities, instead of indulging herself out-of-doors.

I want to ask: what the "chill" here want to express?
taurine
Posted: Friday, March 20, 2020 10:40:05 AM

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Hi, mjken.
If you were waiting in your heated state and exposed to a downdraught of cold air, you could caught a chill, upon which pneumonia supervened and you died.
The word you have questioned about could have the meaning indicating a state of uneasiness resulting from previous, culpable act. It may have something to do with a cold sweat running down the spine from the neck.
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