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upbraid

Definition
(verb) express criticism towards
Synonyms : reproach
Example Sentence
  • The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for upbraid

elders criticize severely if their girls UP their BRA

braid means hairdo(hairstyle). upbraid means destroy hairdo. In hindi baal khinchna. If teacher rebukes or scolds you, he/she pulls your hair.

It has the word raid in it , it implies when sm1 raids your house and finds black money , u will be scolded very badly

up + bra : girls dont do it here or ..

ladki ki choti kheechna is extremely reprimanded

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upBRAID. Relate BRAID with BRIDE. When you catch up a bride who's eloped, you scold her severly and reprimand her.

Upbraid and Deprecate have somewhat similar meanings. The words mean, express disapproval of, reprimand.

A BRAID(plait) is a pattern formed by intertwining three or more strands of flexible material such as textile fibres, wire, or human hair so u r asking a girl to lift her braid (upbraid)tie up over n ask her to walk mean(criticize

give up bribe above the bike openly so policeman severely scolded him

UPper class people often faces RAIDS....

Up(coming) + raid ; If someone comes to raid ur house, you will first try to scold or Critize him, to woo him off..

urbane

Definition
(adj) showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience
Synonyms : polished refined svelte
Example Sentence
  • his polished manner
  • maintained an urbane tone in his letters
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for urbane

Urban(e)- people living in urban areas generally have refined social experience.

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urban areas are refined,polished n sophisticated

When you think Urbanity think justifiable vanity or someone who's refined.

Urbane... In an Urban society people are more sophisticated and refined (urbane) as compared to the simple rural folk.

urbane people love to eat things which are cooked in refined oil

urbane= karan johar;-)

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