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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.
  • Media and political experts chide Aso, a former foreign minister, as too hawkish, gruff and outspoken.

  • 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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