UPBRAID in a Sentence

Learn UPBRAID from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

Free Online Vocabulary Test
K12, SAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Word in Sentence
 Input your word:
Want to search a word in classic works?
Search Classic Quotes
 Meanings and Examples of UPBRAID
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
upbraid
 v.  severely criticize; reprimand; reprove sharply
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  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.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
2  Useless for the patriotic Mrs. Merriwether to upbraid her daughter and point out that homespun was the proper bridal attire for a Confederate bride.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
3  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.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
4  The outrageous treatment of poor Tom had roused her still more; and she had followed Legree to the house, with no particular intention, but to upbraid him for his brutality.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
5  His mother had no further occasion to upbraid him for squandering his money.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 2
6  They turn upon those accomplices and upbraid them and curse them.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 3
7  She looked at him and, screwing up her eyes sternly, continued to upbraid the general who had won from her.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER V
8  Gerald upbraided Pork for his impertinence, but he knew that he was right.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
9  Had he exploded with rage and injured vanity or upbraided her, as other men would have done, she could have handled him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
10  She upbraided herself for the sentiment, but could not overcome or lessen it.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XV. HESTER AND PEARL
11  For this he was upbraided in the Senate by Fabius Maximus, and called the corrupter of the Roman soldiery.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII — CONCERNING CRUELTY AND CLEMENCY, AND WHETH...
12  He could not write Suellen, upbraiding her for her faithlessness; he shrank from the very idea.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
13  Scarlett, I'm not upbraiding you, accusing you, reproaching you.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXIII
14  She did not sit there inwardly upbraiding her husband, lamenting at Fate, which had directed her footsteps to the path which they had taken.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In III
15  Without one overt act of hostility, one upbraiding word, he contrived to impress me momently with the conviction that I was put beyond the pale of his favour.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
Example Sentence:
1  Not only did Miss Minchin upbraid Ermengarde for her disobedience, but she hung her up by her braids from a coat rack in the classroom.