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synonyms for scoldings

  • berating
  • chiding
  • rating
  • rebuke
  • reprehension
  • reprimand
  • chewing out
  • talking to
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antonyms for scoldings

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  • praise
  • commendation
  • compliment
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How to use scoldings in a sentence

Old Sally's scoldings didn't matter, nor Marty's smug confidence.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
He is too heart-broke about ye a' ready to have any scoldings left, an' he was never hard to ye.
THE LIFE OF THOMAS WANLESS, PEASANTALEXANDER JOHNSTONE WILSON
They would scold too, but she knew them and their scoldings; they were not very bad, and were soon over.
THE CARROLL GIRLSMABEL QUILLER-COUCH
This was the result of the various and profuse scoldings which he had undergone for calling young Count Alexis "Prince."
SOPHY OF KRAVONIAANTHONY HOPE
Like many other cross people, he was excessively difficult to be pleased in one article—the way people took his scoldings.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, VOLUME 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1850.VARIOUS
The Stone watched her with a scowl and frequent scoldings; often an uplifted arm seemed ready to strike.
TIMID HAREMARY HAZELTON WADE
Grannys scoldings for this carelessness were very gentleMaidas face was too radiant with her triumph in this new skill.
MAIDA'S LITTLE SHOPINEZ HAYNES IRWIN
I said above that his aunt had learned to speak less crossly to one who was always gentle after her scoldings.
THE GREY WOMAN AND OTHER TALESMRS. (ELIZABETH) GASKELL
I feel almost ashamed of saying anything about myself, after the two or three scoldings you have sent me of late.
RECORDS OF A GIRLHOODFRANCES ANN KEMBLE
He was pretty well hardened against scoldings and threatenings, but he did not know how to meet this new form of rebuke.
OSCARWALTER AIMWELL
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