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What Does Upbraiding Mean?

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She did not sit there inwardly upbraiding her husband, lamenting at Fate, which had directed her footsteps to the path which they had taken. (Chopin, Ch. 3)

Given the context, what does the word "upbraiding" most likely mean?

A

Praising.

B

Punishing.

C

Criticizing.

D

Hating.

E

Regretting.