The correct answer is express disapproval.
A. approach again
B. curve upward
C. express disapproval
D. render inoperative
The correct answer is (C) To express disapproval; to scold; to rebuke; to upbraid; to censure; to blame; to find fault with.
Reproach comes from Middle English reproche, Old French reprochier, Latin reprobare
Examples of use:
- Her mother reproached Thelma for her failure to keep her promise.
- The manager reproached the employee for his lack of responsibility.