Scolding synonyms

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(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
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Rap is defined as to hit quickly and sharply, or to speak or chant lyrics to a song with a reoccurring beat.
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A number, letter, or other mark that refers to the ability of something.
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The act of reprehending; reproof or censure
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A severe, formal or official reproof; reprehension, rebuke, private or public.
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A scolding; a dressing-down.
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An admonishing, or warning to correct some fault
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An expression of strong disapproval.
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Blame or disapproval:
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Reproof is an expression of disapproval.
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The definition of a rap is a light knock, tapping sound or criticism, or a style of music where lyrics are spoken or chanted with reoccurring musical beats.
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Strong rebuke; strong scolding
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A verbal rebuke, often severe.
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To mutter or mumble in discontent; complain in a surly or peevish manner
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To grumble or sulk.
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To trounce is to beat or to score a major victory.
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The definition of lambaste is to beat, or to scold or berate by yelling.
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To reason or plead in protest; present an objection.
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(Intransitive, informal) To talk; to converse.
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Reprimand is defined as to severely or formally scold someone.
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To deliver a lecture or series of lectures.
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To tease or torment, especially at a university; to bully, to haze.
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To express sharp criticism regarding (an act, for example):
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To castigate is to criticize or punish someone severely.
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To use harshly critical or irate language; rail.
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To attack the reputation of (a person or thing) with strong or abusive criticism.
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(UK dialectal, Northern England) To rise on the stomach; vomit; retch.
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To use abusive or contemptuous language in speaking to or about; call bad names
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To express disapproval to (someone); criticize:
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Reproach is defined as to blame or shame someone.
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Rant is defined as to complain at length in an angry, loud voice.
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To treat harshly or injuriously
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To act inappropriately in the eyes of peers, to backstab, to verbally abuse.
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To throw out with a jerk or quickly.
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To excoriate is defined as to condemn, criticize thoroughly or express strong disapproval.
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To act as a critic.
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To punish, esp. by beating
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To express strong disapproval of or criticize severely, especially in an official capacity:
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To flow noisily over rapids, falls, etc.
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To consider responsible for a misdeed, failure, or undesirable outcome:
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The definition of admonish means to let someone know that you are not happy with his or her actions or to scold a person.
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To use improperly or excessively; misuse:
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To declare in advance.
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To speak in public on religious matters; give a sermon
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To reprobate is defined as to send to hell, condemn or disapprove.
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To dishonor by a comparison with what is inferior; to lower in rank or estimation by actions or words; to speak slightingly of; to depreciate; to undervalue.
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1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost:
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Cavil means to disapprove for minor reasons.
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To drive or provoke (a person) by taunting
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To restrain from excess; subdue
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To impose and collect a tax from (a person).
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To praise too much, untruly, or insincerely, as in order to win favor
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Compliment means to give praise.
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To laud the glory of (God, etc.), as in song; glorify; extol
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To praise or acclaim.
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To aggressively challenge a person, idea, etc., with words (particularly in newspaper headlines, because it typesets into less space than ""criticize"" or similar).
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An official condemnation, reprimand, or expression of adverse criticism, usually by a legislative or other formal body, of the conduct of one of its members or of someone whose behavior it monitors.
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Find another word for scolding. In this page you can discover 61 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for scolding, like: praise, rapping, berating, chewing-out, chiding, rating, reprehension, reprimand, talking-to, admonishment and admonition.