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Meaning of upbraid

up•braid

Pronunciation: (up-brād'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to find fault with or reproach severely; censure: The military tribunal upbraided the soldier for his cowardice.
  2. (of things) to bring reproach on; serve as a reproach to.
—v.i.
  1. to utter reproaches.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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