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Definition of Upbraid

Upbraid
Upbraid 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. 14. 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! --Sir P. Sidney. 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
Upbraid Up*braid", v. i. To utter upbraidings. --Pope.
Upbraid
Upbraid Up*braid", n. The act of reproaching; contumely. [Obs.] `` Foul upbraid.' --Spenser.

Meaning of Upbraid from wikipedia

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