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upbraid
used in Gone with the Wind

9 uses
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Definition
express criticism towards
  • Gerald upbraided Pork for his impertinence, but he knew that he was right.
    1.3 (58% in)
  • True to her promise, Melanie clung to Scarlett's skirts like a small rustling shadow and Gerald was too much of a gentleman to upbraid his daughter in front of her.
    2.10 (45% in)
  • Useless for the patriotic Mrs. Merriwether to upbraid her daughter and point out that homespun was the proper bridal attire for a Confederate bride.
    2.12 (53% in)
  • Rage, punctured vanity and disappointment threw her mind into a turmoil and, before she even thought of the high moral grounds on which she should upbraid him, she blurted out the first words which came to her lips— "Mistress!
    3.19 (94% in)
  • From the shadows, Scarlett glared at her, too tired to rail, too tired to upbraid, too tired to enumerate Prissy's offenses—her boastful assumption of experience she didn't possess, her fright, her blundering awkwardness, her utter inefficiency when the emergency was hot, the misplacing of the scissors, the spilling of the basin of water on the bed, the dropping of the new born baby.
    3.22 (68% in)
  • But she did not upbraid him on his return, for she was happy that he had made the trip successfully and pleased that he brought back so much of the money she had given him.
    3.29 (3% in)
  • Had he exploded with rage and injured vanity or upbraided her, as other men would have done, she could have handled him.
    4.34 (64% in)
  • He could not write Suellen, upbraiding her for her faithlessness; he shrank from the very idea.
    4.36 (3% in)
  • Scarlett, I'm not upbraiding you, accusing you, reproaching you.
    5.63 (40% in)

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