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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
  • upbraiding
  • vilification
  • vituperation
  • bad-mouthing
  • kicking around
  • pushing around

antonyms for upbraidings

MOST RELEVANT
  • approval
  • commendation
  • compliment
  • exaltation
  • flattery
  • praise
  • acclamation
  • adulation
  • aid
  • help
  • plaudit
  • preservation
  • respect
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      How to use upbraidings in a sentence

      I bore up against the upbraidings of my deluder, and found a Maria in my masters daughter.
      THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
      The reproaches of the girl, the upbraidings of her own conscience, and the loss of her child, crazed the old lady's mind.
      THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
      I went away sad, for Mrs. King is trying to torment her soul out of her, by constant upbraidings and railings.
      THE AMERICAN PREJUDICE AGAINST COLORWILLIAM G. ALLEN
      He would not deny it to her,—and he fully expected that she would meet him with upbraidings, with anger.
      A COUNTRY GENTLEMAN AND HIS FAMILYMRS. (MARGARET) OLIPHANT
      I therefore resorted to my convenient friend, with whose honied words I could always qualify my self-upbraidings.
      DISCIPLINEMARY BRUNTON
      Lady Percy's fond upbraidings, and her half playful, half pouting entreaties, scarcely gain her husband's attention.
      CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMENANNA JAMESON
      The accusings and upbraidings thickened upon him, but Dylks sat silent, except for a low groan of what might have seemed remorse.
      THE LEATHERWOOD GODWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
      Bigot, accustomed as he was to woman's upbraidings, scarcely knew what to reply to this passionate outburst.
      THE GOLDEN DOGWILLIAM KIRBY
      During the rest of the day, the discomfited parent had full occupation in his own self-upbraidings.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 57, NO. 355, MAY 1845VARIOUS
      Our resignation would give him more pain and hurt him far more than complaints and upbraidings.
      FATHER GORIOTHONORE DE BALZAC
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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