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chide
used in War and Peace

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Definition
to tell someone they have done wrong — sometimes in a gentle way to encourage better behavior
  • Natasha, flushed and eager, seeing her mother in prayer, suddenly checked her rush, half sat down, and unconsciously put out her tongue as if chiding herself.
    Book Six — 1808-10 (46% in)

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