chiding

[ chahyd ]SEE DEFINITION OF chiding

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHIDING

"No; that isn't it," he said, chiding her with a waggish forefinger.

But Bill was in no mood to accept any sort of chiding on the point.

There was no chiding; and Archie breathed easier after he had read the letter.

Alas for a man who, being with her, must spend his time in chiding!

Now Marguerite was chiding herself for her doubts and for her fears.

She got a chiding for her long stay, but it fell upon ears that could not hear.

"No, not till I have been with him alone;" she said, chiding her voice to silence.

Rachel sensed that the priest was chiding the Tartar gently.

I will remember Stella's chiding, "What had you to do with what did not belong to you?"

You may know them by their saucy, chiding, devil-may-care hum.

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