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adjective as in censured

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“You can laugh out there,” he scolded his tormenters, his Boston accent becoming more pronounced.

Jimmy Carter scolded Americans for their “inordinate fear of communism.”

“For seven days, Russia has refused to take a single concrete step in the right direction,” Kerry scolded.

I've been scolded for making gestures and looking too "deaf."

Another time, before he wrote his treatise on Atheism, he scolded me for believing in God.

He elbowed, criticised, scolded and toadied to Clement Chardin des Lupeaulx and other office-holders.

A serious voice arrested the willow switch: I didnt like to be scolded when I was a little girl, it used to make me cry.

As Mata scolded, the girl nestled back among her quilts, smiling mischievously.

His father scolded him somewhat impatiently, and sent him back to bed again, assuring him that he had been dreaming.

When I scolded him, he undulated his silly yellow body, sprang upon his hind legs, and licked my hands.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scolded, such as: chided, and rebuked.

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