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upbraid
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
express criticism towards
  • Mrs. Pullet was silent, having to finish her crying, and rather flattered than indignant at being upbraided for crying too much.
    1.7 -- Book 1 Chapter 7 -- Enter the Aunts and Uncles (24% in)
  • She clasped her hands and broke into a sob, like a frightened child; she thought of nothing but of meeting Lucy, and seeing her look of pained surprise and doubt, perhaps of just upbraiding.
    6.13 -- Book 6 Chapter 13 -- Borne Along by the Tide (62% in)

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