chide

[chahyd]
verb (used with object), chided or chid [chid] , chided or chid or chidden [chid-n] , chiding.
1.
to express disapproval of; scold; reproach: The principal chided the children for their thoughtless pranks.
2.
to harass, nag, impel, or the like by chiding: She chided him into apologizing.
verb (used without object), chided or chid [chid] , chided or chid or chidden [chid-n] , chiding.
3.
to scold or reproach; find fault.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English chiden, Old English cīdan

chider, noun
chidingly, adverb
outchide, verb (used with object), outchided or outchid, outchided or outchid or outchidden, outchiding.
unchid, adjective
unchidden, adjective
unchided, adjective
unchiding, adjective
unchidingly, adverb


1, 3. reprove, rebuke, censure, upbraid, blame.


1, 3. praise.
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chide (tʃaɪd)
 
vb , chides, chiding, chided, chid, chided, chid, chidden
1.  to rebuke or scold
2.  (tr) to goad into action
 
[Old English cīdan]
 
'chider
 
n
 
'chidingly
 
adv

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chide
c.1175, "scold, nag, rail," originally intransitive, from O.E. cidan "quarrel." Only in English.
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Example sentences
Graham was chided within the investment community for a lack of aggression in
  newspaper acquisitions.
He chided corporate boards for lack of attention, but argued against any
  government interference.
Chided into submission, the dough behaves this time.
To a large extent these five countries could be chided for reaping what they
  have sown.
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