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chide
used in Henry VIII

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Definition
to tell someone they have done wrong — sometimes in a gentle way to encourage better behavior
  • I do profess That for your Highness' good I ever labour'd More than mine own, that am, have, and will be— Though all the world should crack their duty to you, And throw it from their soul; though perils did Abound, as thick as thought could make 'em, and Appear in forms more horrid,—yet my duty, As doth a rock against the chiding flood, Should the approach of this wild river break, And stand unshaken yours.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Ante-chamber to the King's apartment (43% in)

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