upbraid


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upbraid

verb admonish, berate, blame, blast, call on the carpet, call to account, castigate, censure, chastise, chew out, chide, condemn, correct, criticize, curse, decry, denounce, denunciate, fulminate against, give a piece of one's mind, give a tongue-lashing, have harsh words with, indict, inveigh against, lash, lay out in lavender, lecture, rail against, rake over the coals, rap on the knuckles, read the riot act, rebuke, remonstrate, reprehend, reproach, reprobate, reprove, revile, scold, set straight, straighten out, take a hard line with, take to task, tell off, vilify, vilipend
See also: blame, castigate, cavil, censure, complain, condemn, criticize, denounce, disapprove, fault, harass, impeach, lash, rebuke, remonstrate, reprehend, reprimand, reproach
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The auction is only fleetingly shown, and Maximilian never upbraids his sister or loses his temper with her.
Reader John Rose of Newcastle upbraids me for not wearing a tie in the photograph above this column.
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If you start a diet and tell your partner, more often than not you'll be furious if he upbraids you when he finds you in an ice-cream tub.
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The scene in which Hamlet upbraids his mum is more moving here than I have ever seen it.