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  • nouncensure
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Synonyms for scolding

noun censure
  • berating
  • chiding
  • rating
  • rebuke
  • reprehension
  • reprimand
  • chewing out
  • talking to

Antonyms for scolding

  • praise
  • commendation
  • compliment
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