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synonyms for upbraiding

  • insulting
  • offensive
  • rude
  • calumniating
  • castigating
  • censorious
  • contumelious
  • defamatory
  • derisive
  • disparaging
  • insolent
  • invective
  • libelous
  • maligning
  • obloquious
  • opprobrious
  • reproachful
  • reviling
  • sarcastic
  • scathing
  • scolding
  • scurrilous
  • sharp-tongued
  • slanderous
  • traducing
  • vilifying
  • vituperative
See also synonyms for: upbraidings
  • blame
  • castigation
  • censure
  • curse
  • curses
  • defamation
  • derision
  • hosing
  • insults
  • invective
  • knifing
  • libel
  • obloquy
  • opprobrium
  • put down
  • quinine
  • reproach
  • revilement
  • scolding
  • signifying
  • slander
  • swearing
  • tirade
  • vilification
  • vituperation
  • bad-mouthing
  • kicking around
  • pushing around
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antonyms for upbraiding

MOST RELEVANT
  • kind
  • nice
  • respectful
  • complimentary
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        How to use upbraiding in a sentence

        Be ashamed of upbraiding speeches before friends: and after thou hast given, upbraid not.
        THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
        At first he adopted a high moral tone, upbraiding me for my fault and threatening to inform against me.
        THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
        Could I fail my promise, I should imagine the spirit of his father (as I presume he was) looking down and upbraiding me.
        THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
        After upbraiding me for leaving the Hall, she demanded for what Blond had so earnestly desired to see me?
        THE MYSTERIOUS WANDERER, VOL. IIISOPHIA REEVE
        After upbraiding Mary, she agreed to pay for the mutton, and the matter was thus compromised.
        YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
        Upbraiding her husband for having revealed the secret, the latter plunged into the sea and resumed her former shape.
        THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
        He loved to see her smile, and often told her so, almost upbraiding her when she would look sad.
        ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
        Rachel noted her heavy eyes, and the expression as if she might be secretly upbraiding fate.
        A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD SALEMAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
        Nor was it only the upbraiding of an evil conscience that caused Hildebrand, our sub-prior, so to lament and cry out.
        A LEGEND OF READING ABBEYCHARLES MACFARLANE
        She was not upbraiding him, she spoke quietly, in a tone almost lifeless, yet the emotional effect of it was tremendous.
        THE DWELLING PLACE OF LIGHT, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
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