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chide

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  • verbcriticize, lecture
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Synonyms for chide

verb criticize, lecture
  • admonish
  • berate
  • blame
  • castigate
  • censure
  • condemn
  • rebuke
  • reprimand
  • reproach
  • scold
  • upbraid
  • check
  • flay
  • monish
  • rate
  • reprehend
  • reprove
  • call down
  • call on the carpet
  • exprobate
  • find fault
  • give a hard time
  • lesson
  • slap on the wrist
  • speak to
  • take down
  • take down a peg
  • talk to
  • tell off
  • tick off

Antonyms for chide

  • applaud
  • approve
  • commend
  • compliment
  • exonerate
  • flatter
  • laud
  • praise
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More words related to chide

admonish

verb. warn, strongly criticize

admonished

verb. warn, strongly criticize

berate

verb. criticize hatefully

berated

verb. criticize hatefully

berating

verb. criticize hatefully

blame

verb. accuse; place responsibility
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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