EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SCOLD
"I'm not going to scold you, you silly little kitten," said the aunt cheerfully.
Do you think I want to scold her; do you think I want to humble her?
Shall I have to scold my coadjutor, or to reason with an intellect like this?
"I sent for him to scold him," continued Orlando with a smile.
How would you have me scold him when he weeps over it all with me?
The scholar was mortified and began to scold him; but the fox disappeared with a horse-laugh.
Lantier alone could scold her; and yet she knew perfectly well how to get over him.
Marianne, recognizing how serious was the transgression, wished to scold him.
Was he to scold her because her lover would not marry her at once?
And then I burst in on them and scold them, and tell them not to talk nonsense.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR SCOLD
- bawl out
- chew out
- come down on
- drag over the coals
- dress down
- jump down one's throat
- lay out
- lean on
- read the riot act
- carp at
- cut up
- find fault with
- get after
- look askance
- pick apart
- pull apart
- read out
- take to task
- tear apart
- tell off