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chide
used in The Merry Wives of Windsor

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Definition
to tell someone they have done wrong — sometimes in a gentle way to encourage better behavior
  • ] My husband will not rejoice so much at the abuse of Falstaff as he will chafe at the doctor's marrying my daughter; but 'tis no matter; better a little chiding than a great deal of heart break.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — The street in Windsor (45% in)

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