upbraidingly

upbraiding

[uhp-brey-ding]
noun
1.
the act or words of a person who upbraids; severe reproof or censure: an upbraiding from one's superiors.
adjective
2.
severely reproachful or reproving; censorious: upbraiding remarks.

Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English; see upbraid, -ing1, -ing2

upbraidingly, adverb
self-upbraiding, noun
unupbraiding, adjective
unupbraidingly, adverb
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upbraid (ʌpˈbreɪd)
 
vb
1.  to reprove or reproach angrily
2.  to find fault with
 
[Old English upbregdan; related to Danish bebreide; see up, braid]
 
up'braider
 
n
 
up'braiding
 
n
 
up'braidingly
 
adv

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upbraid
O.E. upbregdan "bring forth as a ground for censure," from up "up" + bregdan "move quickly, intertwine" (see braid). Cf. M.Swed. upbrygdha. Meaning "scold" is first attested late 13c.
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