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Verb
To criticize or find fault with
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“Joe tried to interject his apologies, but she continued to scold him before he could get a word in.”
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To complain or express discontent in a wearisome manner
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Get onto
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To feel or express violent uncontrollable anger
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To have a quarrel or argument with someone
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A person, in particular a woman, who nags or grumbles constantly
“His mother Aurelia was the village scold, brought repeatedly into court for creating turmoil with her tongue.”
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A person who habitually carps, who talks too much and regularly finds fault
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The act of speaking to someone severely or angrily
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