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Upbraided
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. [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 Upbraided from wikipedia

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- the party, formally rescinded the decree making him his successor, and upbraided Göring for "illegally attempting to seize control of the state". He then...
- Prince, the results may have been mixed. He from time to time strongly upbraided the Prince for showing tendencies towards the idle pleasure-s****ing dilettantism...
- for the ease and solace of the common people". In 1525, Cardinal Wolsey upbraided the aldermen and Mayor of London for relying on a statute of Richard to...
- Italy, and knew Mussolini well). During the summit in Venice, Mussolini upbraided Hitler for tolerating the violence, hooliganism and homo****uality of the...
- chosen successor. On January 6, 1908, Harding's Star endorsed Foraker and upbraided Roosevelt for trying to destroy the senator's career over a matter of...
- pope saw as Caerularius's arrogance. In his reply to Caerularius, he upbraided the patriarch for trying to subject the patriarchs of Alexandria and Antioch...
- called "the Romanian führer". At a meeting between the two, Gorbachev upbraided Ceaușescu for his inflexible attitude. "You are running a dictatorship...
- bloated breast. Notwithstanding all this, he never complained, and even upbraided a negro "for crying while he was flogged below the gallows, by calling...
- perhaps also a backhanded reference to the scholastic summa, which he upbraided for their moral and spiritual uselessness.Surtz, Edward L. (1950). ""Oxford...