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scolds

verb
present tense third-person singular of scold

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings
  • he scolded the kids for not cleaning up the mess they had made in the kitchen

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scolds

noun
plural of scold

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“Scolds.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scolds. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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