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Definitionto tell someone they have done wrong — typically in a gentle way to encourage better behavior
- The greatest punishment we could invent for her was to keep her separate from him: yet she got chided more than any of us on his account.Chapter 5 (44% in)
- She held her hand interposed between the furnace-heat and her eyes, and seemed absorbed in her occupation; desisting from it only to chide the servant for covering her with sparks, or to push away a dog, now and then, that snoozled its nose overforwardly into her face.Chapter 3 (85% in)
There are no more uses of "chide" in Wuthering Heights.
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