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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 upbraiding
 (a.)叱責的,譴責的叱責,譴責

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Up·braid v. i. [imp. & p. p. Upbraided; p. pr. & vb. n. Upbraiding.]
 1. To charge with something wrong or disgraceful; to reproach; to cast something in the teeth of; -- followed by with or for, and formerly of, before the thing imputed.
    And upbraided them with their unbelief.   --Mark xvi. 14.
 Vet do not
 Upbraid us our distress.   --Shak.
 2. To reprove severely; to rebuke; to chide.
    Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of his mighty works were done.   --Matt. xi. 20
    How much doth thy kindness upbraid my wickedness!   --Sir P. Sidney.
 3. To treat with contempt. [Obs.]
 4. To object or urge as a matter of reproach; to cast up; -- with to before the person. [Obs.]
 Syn: -- To reproach; blame; censure; condemn.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 upbraiding
      n : a severe scolding [syn: castigation, earful, bawling
          out, chewing out, going-over, dressing down]