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chide
used in The Two Gentlemen of Verona

4 uses
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Definition
to tell someone they have done wrong — sometimes in a gentle way to encourage better behavior
  • I am so far from granting thy request
    That I despise thee for thy wrongful suit, And by and by intend to chide myself
    Even for this time I spend in talking to thee.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — Milan. The sourt of the DUKE'S palace (72% in)
chide = to tell someone they have done wrong
  • And yet I was last chidden for being too slow.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Milan. A room in the DUKE'S palace (9% in)
  • I thank you, you swinged me for my love, which makes me the bolder to chide you for yours.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Milan. A room in the DUKE'S palace (48% in)
  • If she do frown, 'tis not in hate of you, But rather to beget more love in you; If she do chide, 'tis not to have you gone; For why, the fools are mad if left alone.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — Milan. An anteroom in the DUKE'S palace (26% in)

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