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chide
used in Catch-22

2 uses
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Definition
to tell someone they have done wrong — sometimes in a gentle way to encourage better behavior
  • 'I still can't hear you,' Aaxfy chided.
    Chapter 26 — Aarfy (53% in)
  • 'But that's still no reason to say so, Chaplain, is it?' the officer chided tartly, frowning, and picked up still one more typewritten, notarized page from the folder.
    Chapter 36 — The Cellar (69% in)

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