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synonyms for chided

  • 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
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antonyms for chided

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  • applaud
  • approve
  • commend
  • compliment
  • exonerate
  • flatter
  • laud
  • praise
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How to use chided in a sentence

In me he always showed a fatherly interest, and sometimes chided me for talking too freely and writing too much.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Upon his return home he narrated the particulars to his wife, who chided him sharply.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
A new husband would have to be scolded—and gently chided—until he learns my ways.
THE TIN WOODMAN OF OZL. FRANK BAUM
“It is ill work to put the name of ‘enchantment’ against any mortal,” chided the priest.
THE TREASURE TRAILMARAH ELLIS RYAN
Then she chided herself for the thought she had not uttered.
THE DEVILJOSEPH O'BRIEN
He recalled feeling the tension before the other three flights, then chided himself.
TIGHT SQUEEZEDEAN CHARLES ING
He had gone from the place which had grown so dear, and while pretty Marie wept, Helen chided her for her lack of fortitude.
THE BLUE AND THE GRAYA. R. WHITE
The farmer chided her for her cold manner to her uncle, murmuring aside to her: "You heard what he said."
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Suppose a small boy of sensitive nature to enter a room suddenly, and to be at once chided for his awkwardness.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGINGDAVID C. TAYLOR
"But the grizzly is grand in its den, dear," chided Dorothea Goodbody, a little louder.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CHIDED

  • chided
  • rebuked
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