Scold



verb (used with object)
1.
to find fault with angrily; chide; reprimand:
The teacher scolded me for being late.
verb (used without object)
2.
to find fault; reprove.
3.
to use abusive language.
noun
4.
a person who is constantly scolding, often with loud and abusive speech.
5.
common scold.
verb
1.
to find fault with or reprimand (a person) harshly; chide
2.
(intransitive) to use harsh or abusive language
noun
3.
a person, esp a woman, who constantly finds fault

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