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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BAGHDAD: A leading Iraqi parliamentarian upbraided the legislative body's leader for meeting with Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani Sunday as Baghdad's politicians voiced their differences over how best to respond to a Kurdish referendum for independence.
"Eschew Surplusage." That's my favorite dictum about writing in "Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offenses." It's a marvel of economy and precision, a two word "two-fer" that simultaneously upbraids verbosity and inflated, pretentious diction.
On page 4 we read Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman claiming it's a "proper, bustling university town" while he upbraids a southern journalist who has "never been to Huddersfield".
Erdogan has said it is shameful that Western countries showed more interest in the fate of the plotters than in standing with a fellow NATO member and has upbraided Western leaders for not visiting after the coup attempt.
I'm in a business where the only thing that matters is weight and appearance" Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher who has to lose weight for the new film "You're actually very rude, the way you behave" Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn upbraids reporters as he left his home in Islington, north London "Bombing may appear to be relatively risk-free, yet surely the lesson of war is that what happens is not what was predicted" Broadcaster Jeremy Paxman
Hamilton, 30, declared alongside the image: "Barbados, we ready!!" After his recent forays into floral shirts and skinny jeans, the style-conscious star is used to being upbraided for his fashion choices.
The minister acknowledged that the tax department is in an unenviable position in that it is often upbraided even for performing its duties.
But this time, the engineering industry's favourite semi-serious gossip column is being upbraided for a perceived surplus of 'political' content in PE--"Please do not let the [sic] PE become another BBC lookalike," moans reader John Walker of Halifax, West Yorkshire.
Kiev called it an "invasion" and the West upbraided Moscow for violating Ukraine's territorial integrity.
The ministry upbraided the UNSC silence over the atrocities committed in Syria that serves, the letter said, to deepen an entrenched habit of double standards in approaching terrorism at the council and embolden terrorists to spread their activities into other parts of the world.
Azul has pledged to cap the cost of flights during the World Cup this year, adding to pressure on competitors who have been upbraided by the government for raising ticket prices.
He also upbraided the CBI "for partaking of unnecessary actions as per the whims and woes of the Congress."