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English definition of “upbraid”

upbraid

verb [T] uk   /ʌpˈbreɪd/ formal us  
to forcefully or angrily tell someone they should not have done a particular thing and criticize them for having done it: In newspaper articles she consistently upbraided those in authority who overstepped their limits.Chastising and rebukingTalking angrily
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