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 for chide
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chide \Chide\ (ch[imac]d), v. t. [imp. Chid (ch[i^]d), or
     Chode (ch[imac]d Obs.); p. p. Chidden, Chid; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Chiding.] [AS. c[imac]dan; of unknown origin.]
     1. To rebuke; to reprove; to scold; to find fault with.
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              Upbraided, chid, and rated at.        --Shak.
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     2. Fig.: To be noisy about; to chafe against.
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              The sea that chides the banks of England. --Shak.
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     To chide hither, To chide from, or To chide away, to
        cause to come, or to drive away, by scolding or reproof.
  
     Syn: To blame; rebuke; reprove; scold; censure; reproach;
          reprehend; reprimand.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chide \Chide\, v. i.
     1. To utter words of disapprobation and displeasure; to find
        fault; to contend angrily.
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              Wherefore the people did chide with Moses. --Ex.
                                                    xvii. 2.
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     2. To make a clamorous noise; to chafe.
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              As doth a rock againts the chiding flood. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chide \Chide\, n. [AS. c[imac]d]
     A continuous noise or murmur.
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           The chide of streams.                    --Thomson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  chide
      v 1: censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child
           for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the
           Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for
           bringing cold soup" [syn: call on the carpet, take to
           task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture,
           reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold,
           chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out,
           chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  26 Moby Thesaurus words for "chide":
     admonish, berate, bring to book, call down, call to account,
     chastise, correct, have words with, lecture, lesson, objurgate,
     rate, rebuke, reprehend, reprimand, reproach, reprove, scold,
     set down, set straight, spank, straighten out, take down,
     take to task, tick off, upbraid
  
  

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