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upbraid
used in King Lear

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Definition
express criticism towards
  • By day and night, he wrongs me; every hour He flashes into one gross crime or other, That sets us all at odds; I'll not endure it: His knights grow riotous, and himself upbraids us On every trifle.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — A Room in the Duke of Albany's Palace (26% in)

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