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synonyms for chiding

  • 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 chiding

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

A couple of days before the game, Warner posted a video chiding the “simplicity” of the Ravens’ passing scheme for not doing enough to help Jackson.
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Drew Anderson, spokesperson for the Indiana Democratic Party, chided Indiana state officials for seeking to challenge parental rights for same-sex couples in the first place.
SUPREME COURT REJECTS CHALLENGE TO SAME-SEX PARENTS ON BIRTH CERTIFICATESCHRIS JOHNSONDECEMBER 14, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Spending money on the Internet matters, she chided her elders, “in the Year of our Lord 2020.”
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When Westenhofer took the issue to human resources, she was told there was nothing they could do and was chided that employers were also having a hard time.
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During lunch breaks, we sometimes paced around our teammates, pretending to be Old World villagers, hands tucked behind our backs as we chided everyone in sight.
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Mrs Bellingham went on tiptoe towards the door, and chiding herself because her stiff, weary limbs made some slight noise.
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
But even while chiding the Earl for inaction, Perrott admitted that want of provisions was a fair excuse.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
He ran back to get the money out of his coat, delighted with the chance and chiding himself for not having dared to do it sooner.
GALLEGHER AND OTHER STORIESRICHARD HARDING DAVIS
"From the Park," she said, and commenced chiding Robert gently, to establish her right to do it with solemnity.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
And before he went Mark must know this for certain, chiding himself for having put it off so long.
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WORDS RELATED TO CHIDING

  • admonition
  • chiding
  • reprimand
  • reproach
  • reproof
  • scolding
  • talking to
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