Synonyms and Antonyms of scolding
- he scolded the kids for not cleaning up the mess they had made in the kitchen
basting, bawling out, berating, calling down, castigating, chastising, chewing out, dressing down, flaying, hammering, jawing, keelhauling, lambasting, lecturing, ragging, railing (at or against), ranting (at), rating, reaming (out), rebuking, reprimanding, reproaching, scoring, tongue-lashing, upbraiding
abusing, assailing, attacking, bad-mouthing, blaming, blasting, censuring, condemning, criticizing, crucifying, denouncing, dissing [slang], excoriating, faulting, haranguing, knocking, lacing (into), lashing, panning, reprehending, reviling, scourging, slamming, vituperating
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