Chide vs Revile - What's the difference?
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Chide is a related term of revile.
In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between chide and revile
is that chide
is (obsolete) to utter words of disapprobation and displeasure; to find fault; to contend angrily while revile
is (obsolete) reproach; reviling.
As verbs the difference between chide and revile
is that chide
is to admonish in blame; to reproach angrily while revile
is to attack (someone) with abusive language.
As a noun revile is
(obsolete) reproach; reviling.
To admonish in blame; to reproach angrily.
- 1591' ''And yet I was last '''chidden for being too slow.'' — Shakespeare, ''The Two Gentlemen of Verona , .
- 1598' ''If the scorn of your bright eyne / Have power to raise such love in mine, / Alack, in me what strange effect / Would they work in mild aspect? / Whiles you '''chid me, I did love'' — Shakespeare, ''As You Like It , .
, author=Edgar Rice Burroughs
, title=Thuvia, Maiden of Mars
, publisher=The Gutenberg Project
, passage=Then she had not chidden' him for the use of that familiar salutation, nor did she ' chide
him now, though she was promised to another.
(obsolete) To utter words of disapprobation and displeasure; to find fault; to contend angrily.
(ambitransitive) To make a clamorous noise; to chafe.
- 1611' ''And Jacob was wroth, and '''chode with Laban: and Jacob answered and said to Laban, What is my trespass? what is my sin, that thou hast so hotly pursued after me? — Genesis 31:36 KJV.
- As doth a rock against the chiding flood.
- the sea that chides the banks of England
* See also
To attack (someone) with abusive language.
* Bible, 1 Peter ii. 23
- who, when he was reviled , reviled not again
- And did not she herself revile me there?
(obsolete) reproach; reviling
- The gracious Judge, without revile , replied. — Milton.