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Synonyms for upbraid

verb scold
  • admonish
  • berate
  • castigate
  • chastise
  • chide
  • reprimand
  • reproach
  • blame
  • censure
  • chasten
  • criticize
  • lecture
  • ream
  • chew out
  • give a talking-to
  • jump on
  • lay down the law
  • light into
  • put down
  • rake over the coals
  • take to task
  • tell off

Antonyms for upbraid

  • approve
  • compliment
  • forgive
  • laud
  • praise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

admonish

verb. warn, strongly criticize
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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