verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of scold
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Example sentences from the Web for scold
“You can laugh out there,” he scolded his tormenters, his Boston accent becoming more pronounced.Bill Bratton Scolds Giggling Audience at American Justice Summit|Lloyd Grove|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
Were you ever scolded, upbraided, scorned by a man you loved?The Bertrams|Anthony Trollope
Julien rejoined the abb Chlan, who scolded him roundly and gave him a cassock and a surplice.The Red and the Black|Stendhal
Another blow on the sand, a howl, and a furious burst from the monkey, who spat and scolded more fiercely.Mother Carey's Chicken|George Manville Fenn
I scolded Aunt Catherine for not bringing you with the others.Nobody's Boy|Hector Malot
And all morning Mademoiselle scolded and ran suspicious fingers into corners, and arranged and re-arranged great boxes of flowers.A Poor Wise Man|Mary Roberts Rinehart