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Chide


CHIDE, verb transitive

1. To scold at; to reprove; to utter words in anger, or by way of disapprobation; to rebuke; as, to chide one for his faults.

2. To blame; to reproach; as, to chide folly or negligence.

To chide from or chide away, is to drive away by scolding or reproof.

CHIDE, verb intransitive

1. To scold; to clamor; to find fault; to contend in words of anger; sometimes followed by with.

The people did chide with Moses. Exodus 17:2.

2. To quarrel.

3. To make a rough, clamorous, roaring noise; as the chiding flood.

CHIDE, noun Murmur; gentle noise.