but he had hardly begun to distribute some bottles of wine and loaves of bread before a doctor interposed, upbraiding him as though he had committed a crime. His gifts might result fatally.
He refused, and, on my importunity, indignantly upbraided me with the favours he had already conferred.
I did not sob, I did not give myself up to despair; I did not ask myself when and how this had happened; I did not wonder how it was I had not guessed it before, long ago; I did not even upbraid my father….
We went home, my second upbraiding me all the way, while I kissed him.
You upbraid me every moment with being stupid.
He listened: some one was upbraiding and almost tearfully scolding, but he heard only one voice.
My mother-in-law never passes up an opportunity to upbraid me over my decision to go into business for myself.
In newspaper articles, she consistently upbraided those in authority who overstepped their limits.
14 Afterward he appeared unto the a eleven as they sat at meat, and upbraided them with their b unbelief and c hardness of heart, because they believed not them which had seen him after he was risen.
And now you upbraid me because I can't work...
a severe scolding: going-over, reprehension, dressing down, reproof, reproval, reprimand, castigation, rebuke, earful, bawling out, chewing out