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Definition of Upbraid
UpbraidUpbraid Up*braid", 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.]
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.
And upbraided them with their unbelief. --Mark xvi.
Vet do not Upbraid us our distress. --Shak.
2. To reprove severely; to rebuke; to chide.
Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of
his mighty works were done. --Matt. xi. 20
How much doth thy kindness upbraid my wickedness!
3. To treat with contempt. [Obs.] --Spenser.
4. To object or urge as a matter of reproach; to cast up; --
with to before the person. [Obs.] --Bacon.
Syn: To reproach; blame; censure; condemn.
Upbraid Up*braid", v. i.
To utter upbraidings. --Pope.
Upbraid Up*braid", n.
The act of reproaching; contumely. [Obs.] `` Foul upbraid.'
Meaning of Upbraid from wikipedia
- Prince, the results
may have been mixed. He from time to time strongly upbraided
for showing tendencies towards
the idle pleasure-s****ing dilettantism...
successor. On January
6, 1908, Harding's Star endorsed Foraker
and upbraided Roosevelt
the senator's career
over a matter
- the party, formally rescinded
the decree making
him his successor, and upbraided
Göring for "illegally attempting
to seize control
of the state." He then...
- for the ease and solace
of the common
people". In 1525, Cardinal Wolsey upbraided
on a statute
- the traditions
of the Roman Catholic Church
in Kongo, and caused
her to upbraid
the Catholic priests
for not believing
as she did. Dona Beatriz
- issuing conflicting
commands, such as "turn left, don't turn left," and upbraiding
her for responding
with "yes" instead
of "aye". Shortly
- Tree, Whose short
and narrow verged Shade
Does prudently their Toyles upbraid
all Flow'rs and all Trees
führer." At a meeting between
the two, Gorbachev upbraided
Ceaușescu for his inflexible
attitude. "You are running
- on thy ch**** I would
give the cities
and Bukhara. Timur upbraided
him for this verse
and said, "By the blows
of my well tempered sword
- seed wasteth
winde, and is good against belchings
of the stomacke, alaieth gripings
of the belly, provoketh urine
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