Thesaurus / upbraid

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

They began to loathe it, to upbraid its steadfastness with spoken curses or unrestrained tears.
Have you come like all the rest to upbraid me for my harshness—to cry out his virtues to me?
The Germans very seldom beat their horses: they talk to them, remonstrate, encourage, or upbraid them.
The Romans have no wives to animate them; no parents to upbraid their flight.
He went on to upbraid me as a flashy notionist and yet, even so, I was constrained to listen to him in silence.'
A BOOK OF QUAKER SAINTSLUCY VIOLET HODGKIN
But they will not listen to us without we feign feelings, and then they upbraid us for not being influenced by them.
THE YOUNG DUKEBENJAMIN DISRAELI
He feared for an instant that she might upbraid him for deserting her.
MR. PROHACKE. ARNOLD BENNETT
The poor girl had not spirit sufficient to upbraid her friend; nor did it suit her now to acerbate an enemy.
THE WAY WE LIVE NOWANTHONY TROLLOPE
Kuru maids for fair Draupadi fortune's fitful will upbraid, And their tear-dewed lotus-faces with their streaming fingers shade!
MAHA-BHARATAANONYMOUS
Thus he continued to upbraid his friends at every stage of the journey, but no one seemed to hear his words.

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