from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of upbraid.
- adj. Reproachful; chiding; censorious.
- n. An instance of severe criticism or rebuke.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or language of one who upbraids; severe reproof or reproach.
- n. Nausea; vomiting.
- Reproachful; chiding.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a severe scolding
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And she spoke with more real virulence than that kind of upbraiding generally exhibits.
They glanced at each other in a kind of upbraiding fashion.
Epiplexisy (Gf.) a Figure in Rhetorick, which, by an elegant kind of upbraiding, endeavours to convince.
Anyway, the family values hate groups are apparently now going to run ads "upbraiding" Senators who didn't vote to limit debate on the Gay Bashing Constitutional Amendment last week (i.e.,
I can understand a brief discussion on the moral upbraiding of having multiple kids while unemployed.
Italian media have lionized Gregorio De Falco, the coast guard commander who can be heard upbraiding Mr. Schettino over the phone.
O'Donnell lambasted the cartoon, calling it "a racist obscenity" and upbraiding the "hateful vision" of Lash and his application of "animalistic," large-eared features to President Obama.
When comedian and cable political-show host Jon Stewart beat up on cable business-show host Jim Cramer recently, some cheered it as a righteous upbraiding of the news media for sleeping - or cheerleading - while Wall Street ran off with the nation's piggybank.
(Is there atonement for upbraiding the Master of the Crimson Plume?)
Complicating the efforts by officials to provide a definitive account of what happened, cellphone footage circulated on Friday on Arabic satellite channels showed a bloodied Gadhafi alive, alternately pleading with and upbraiding his captors.