As verbs the difference between rebuked and chidden
is that rebuked
) while chidden
As an adjective chidden is
chided, reproved, rebuked, scolded.
A harsh criticism.
* 2012 , July 15. Richard Williams in Guardian Unlimited,
Tour de France 2012: Carpet tacks cannot force Bradley Wiggins off track
- There was the sternness of an old-fashioned Tour patron in his rebuke to the young Frenchman Pierre Rolland, the only one to ride away from the peloton and seize the opportunity for a lone attack before being absorbed back into the bunch, where he was received with coolness.
To criticise harshly; to reprove.
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