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Meaning of upbraiding

up•braid•ing

Pronunciation: (up-brā'ding), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or words of a person who upbraids; severe reproof or censure: an upbraiding from one's superiors.
—adj.
  1. severely reproachful or reproving; censorious: upbraiding remarks.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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