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  • v  censure severely or angrily

  • In his preteens he had a brief, intense religious experience, going so far as to chide his assimilated family for eating pork.
  • Government officials also chide Wilson for not delving into the details of the now infamous forged papers that pointed to a sale of uranium to Iraq.
  • The most artistic pop culture representation of this new sense of comfort is the HBO series, "Six Feet Under," in which the dead do not simply walk with the living but also chide .

  • Henry Paulson in This is London
    When he was running Goldman, Paulson says: "Every now and then I'd chide my colleagues about the dangers of the ostentatious lifestyles I saw among Goldman bankers. I'd get in front of the partners - I was never scripted - and say things like: You...
  • Priyanka Gandhi in Hindu
    I will have to chide Rahul,Ms. Vadra said on Friday. "He chides me a lot. Now I will chide him. I am his sister and for me his life is precious."
  • Ben Jonson in
    In his dedicatory poem to the Folio, Jonson described Shakespeare as a "star" whose "influence" would "chide or cheer" the future course of British drama.

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