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Noun: upbraiding  ,úp'brey-ding
  1. A severe scolding
    - castigation, earful, bawling out, chewing out, going-over, dressing down
Verb: upbraid  ,úp'breyd
  1. Express criticism towards
    "The president upbraided the general for his irresponsible behaviour";
    - reproach

Derived forms: upbraidings

Type of: accuse, criminate, impeach, incriminate, rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval