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verb. ['ˈskoʊld'] censure severely or angrily.
Rhymes with Scold
How do you pronounce scold?
Pronounce scold as skoʊld.
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Sentences with scold
1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The key is to reward her for good behavior more fervently than you scold her for bad behavior.
2. Verb, base form
The ASPCA cautions owners not to punish or scold their dog for such behaviors.
3. Verb, past tense
Talk calmly to the cat in a soothing tone, and never scold him.
Quotes about scold
1. The life of a writer is absolute hell compared to the life of a businessman. The writer has to force himself to work He has to make his own hours and if he doesn't go to his desk at all there is nobody to scold him...A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom. He has no master except his own soul, and that, I am sure, is why he does it.
- Roald Dahl
verb. ['ˈskoʊld'] show one's unhappiness or critical attitude.
noun. ['ˈskoʊld'] someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault.