What is another word for upbraid?

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[ ʌpbɹˈe͡ɪd], [ ʌpbɹˈe‍ɪd], [ ʌ_p_b_ɹ_ˈeɪ_d]

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How to use "Upbraid" in context?

When you upbraid someone, you use a shaming term to reprimand them in a public way. Upbraid is derived from the verb upbraide, meaning to rebuke severely. It's most commonly used in English to rebuke someone for bad behavior, but it can also be used to criticize someone's sense of taste, judgment, or style. The following are some examples of how upbraid is used:

1) She upbraided him for leaving his dirty dishes in the sink.

2) He upbraided her for her careless driving.

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