reprendía
-I was reprimanding
The word reprendía is the imperfect form of reprender in the first person singular. There are other translations for this conjugation.
See the full reprender conjugation

reprender

Esta visión reprendía a Pedro a la vez que le instruía.
This vision conveyed to Peter both reproof and instruction.
Todo esto reprendía a los fariseos.
All this was a rebuke to the Pharisees.
Yo la reprendía por ello... y le decía que se callara, argumentando que no podía dormir.
I used to scold her and tell her to be quiet, complaining that I couldn't sleep.
En aquel momento en que el joven estaba delante de ellos, iluminado su hermoso semblante por el Espíritu de la inspiración, sus hermanos no pudieron reprimir su admiración; pero no quisieron dejar sus malos caminos y sintieron odio hacia la pureza que reprendía sus pecados.
As the lad stood before his brothers, his beautiful countenance lighted up with the Spirit of inspiration, they could not withhold their admiration; but they did not choose to renounce their evil ways, and they hated the purity that reproved their sins.
Recuerdo que el Presidente Pöttering nos reprendía, nos ridiculizaba y alegaba que esa medida costaba un potosí.
I remember how President Pöttering scolded us, derided us and claimed that it cost the earth.
Revelaba la obra del poder divino en la benevolencia y compasión que reprendía el carácter egoísta y exclusivo de los saduceos.
He revealed the working of divine power in benevolence and compassion that rebuked the selfish exclusiveness of the Sadducees.
Un capitán rugiente y enfurecido reprendía a los pobres reclutas.
A raging and bellowing captain was reprimanding the poor recruits.
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