upbraid :

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  • v  express criticism towards

  • But while Gates did upbraid the Rumsfeldian fascination with high-tech weapons and the slimming down of fighting forces these would supposedly allow, the prime target of his .
  • When I asked him about Gaddafi and Castro, he suggested that Americans tend to see things in black and white, and he would upbraid me for my lack of nuance.
  • In 1972 he decided to upbraid them with a bit of theater.
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  • DARPA Seeks Self-Healing Networks
    Plus: Congress weighs new domestic spying law while foreign governments upbraid U.S. spy agencies for snooping on their leaders
    Oct. 25, 2013 - IEEE Spectrum

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