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Find fault with
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“I scold him just before he brings the lighter to the tip.”
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To express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
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Get onto
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Invoke or use a curse against
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Rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully
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To give a formal often extended talk on a subject
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Speak or shout at length in an angry, impassioned way
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Feel or express violent uncontrollable anger
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Have a quarrel
Noun
A person, in particular a woman, who nags or grumbles constantly
“These scolds may defy common sense, but they're still worthy of attention because they represent the consensus among the profession's elite.”
Noun
A person who habitually carps, who talks too much and regularly finds fault
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Rap over the knuckles
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