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 Meanings and Examples of CHIDE
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 v.  scold mildly so as to correct or improve; express disapproval
Classic Sentence:
1  Telemachus answered, "Antinous, do not chide with me, but, god willing, I will be chief too if I can."
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK I
2  The greatest punishment we could invent for her was to keep her separate from him: yet she got chided more than any of us on his account.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
3  This school with its false depth, all on the surface, which dissects effects without going back to first causes, chides from its height of a demi-science, the agitation of the public square.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
4  He, even as he flies, chides all his Rutulians, calling each by name, and shrieks for the sword he knew.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK TWELFTH
5  Then, chiding his hesitating comrades, he lifts him from the ground, dabbling the comely-ranged tresses with blood.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK TENTH
Example Sentence:
1  Grandma began to chide Steven for his lying.
2  It may blunt a key line of attack from Republican Jeb Bush, who has chided her for a lack of transparency in her personal finances and government emails since releasing 33 years of his tax returns earlier this year.
3  He elicited raucous cheers, fist pumps and even a few “amens” at a Veterans of Foreign Wars hall in Merrimack when he chided Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. for suggesting that to defend one's house, people could fire a shotgun in the air.
4  The manager chided him for his delay.