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Activists scold us about which side of history we want to be on, never noticing that nobody agrees where the line is.

Take for example, the reaction of Keith Olbermann, the reigning scold of sportslandia.

And then I wonder if I would be such a scold with my patients about any other issue.

Given a choice between the scoundrel and the scold, who might the people go for?

The invitation from Peter Orlovsky provided an opportunity for her to scold Ginsberg once again.

Remember how often you used to scold me for tangling the yarn, when you were spinning on the great wheel.

As soon as the old birds saw Josie and her mamma coming, they began to scold, and fly about in great alarm.

The frightened maid ceased to scold in her polyglot way and grew coherent.

The old man became dreadfully angry, you may guess, and began to scold and curse in German.

I charge nothing for the lodging—only do not sit up late and burn up the candles, for Therese will scold.


On this page you'll find 111 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scold, such as: admonish, berate, blame, castigate, censure, and chide.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.