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chide
used in Julius Caesar

3 uses
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Definition
to tell someone they have done wrong — sometimes in a gentle way to encourage better behavior
  • And let our hearts, as subtle masters do,
    Stir up their servants to an act of rage,
    And after seem to chide 'em.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Rome. BRUTUS'S orchard (53% in)
chide = tell them they have done wrong
  • —But, look you, Cassius, The angry spot doth glow on Caesar's brow, And all the rest look like a chidden train: Calpurnia's cheek is pale; and Cicero Looks with such ferret and such fiery eyes As we have seen him in the Capitol, Being cross'd in conference by some senators.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — The same. A public place (57% in)
  • Yes, Cassius; and from henceforth, When you are over-earnest with your Brutus, He'll think your mother chides, and leave you so.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — within the tent of Brutus (38% in)

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