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Scold by Mind Map: Scold

1. Other examples

1.1. President Trump got a scolding on social media Friday for tweeting his excitement about the government’s latest jobs report

1.2. Rivera scolded Sánchez for capitalizing on the situation and not immediately calling elections.

1.3. My parents do nothing but praise him and scold me for not doing more.

1.4. Most parents scold their children if they don't follow the rules of the household.

2. show one's unhappiness or critical attitude

2.1. “He scolded about anything that he thought was wrong”

2.2. Synonyms: grouch, grumble

3. censure severely or angrily

3.1. When you scold someone, you (often angrily) point out and criticize some fault or error. If you forget again to clean up your room, your mom might scold you for it.

3.2. “The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car”

3.3. bawl out, berate, call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, jaw, lambast, lambaste, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, take to task, trounce, vituperate

4. someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault

4.1. kill, wipe out