upbraid


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Upbraid \Up*braid"\ ([u^]p*br[=a]d"), v. i. [imp. & p. p.
   Upbraided; p. pr. & vb. n. Upbraiding.] [OE. upbreiden;
   AS. upp up + bregdan to draw, twist, weave, or the kindred
   Icel. breg[eth]a to draw, brandish, braid, deviate from,
   change, break off, upbraid. See Up, and Braid, v. t.]
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   1. To charge with something wrong or disgraceful; to
      reproach; to cast something in the teeth of; -- followed
      by with or for, and formerly of, before the thing imputed.
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            And upbraided them with their unbelief. --Mark xvi.
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            Vet do not
            Upbraid us our distress.              --Shak.
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   2. To reprove severely; to rebuke; to chide.
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            Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of
            his mighty works were done.           --Matt. xi. 20
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            How much doth thy kindness upbraid my wickedness!
                                                  --Sir P.
                                                  Sidney.
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   3. To treat with contempt. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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   4. To object or urge as a matter of reproach; to cast up; --
      with to before the person. [Obs.] --Bacon.
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   Syn: To reproach; blame; censure; condemn.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Upbraid \Up*braid"\, v. i.
   To utter upbraidings. --Pope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Upbraid \Up*braid"\, n.
   The act of reproaching; contumely. [Obs.] " Foul upbraid."
   --Spenser.
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