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upbraid
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • His mother had no further occasion to upbraid him for squandering his money.
  • They turn upon those accomplices and upbraid them and curse them.
  • …never to be in heaven; ever to be shut off from the presence of God, never to enjoy the beatific vision; ever to be eaten with flames, gnawed by vermin, goaded with burning spikes, never to be free from those pains; ever to have the conscience upbraid one, the memory enrage, the mind filled with darkness and despair, never to escape; ever to curse and revile the foul demons who gloat fiendishly over the misery of their dupes, never to behold the shining raiment of the blessed spirits;…

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  • He will be upbraided.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • She upbraided herself for the sentiment, but could not overcome or lessen it.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter

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