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  • v. Present participle of upbraid.
  • adj. Reproachful; chiding; censorious.
  • n. An instance of severe criticism or rebuke.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Reproachful; chiding.
  • n. The act or language of one who upbraids; severe reproof or reproach.
  • n. Nausea; vomiting.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a severe scolding

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