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tr.v. up·braid·ed, up·braid·ing, up·braids
To reprove sharply; reproach. See Synonyms at scold.
[Middle English upbreiden, from Old English ūpbrēdan, to bring forward as a ground for censure : ūp-, up- + bregdan, to turn, lay hold of.]
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|Noun||1.||upbraider - someone who finds fault or imputes blame|
authority - (usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others; "the authorities have issued a curfew"
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