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 Meanings and Examples of SCOLD
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scold
 v.  find fault or rail with rude clamor; utter harsh, rude, boisterous rebuke
Classic Sentence: (99 in 7 pages)
1  And Gerald would scold and bawl but, for all his remarks of yesterday about not wanting her to marry Ashley, he would be pleased beyond words at an alliance between his family and the Wilkes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  Well, I knew it would take you back and I just want to ask you, Scarlett, don't you argue with her about it or scold her or laugh at her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
3  She was afraid you'd scold her if you knew.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXI
4  I dream of Venice, and I live in Archangel and scold because the Northern seas aren't tender-colored.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
5  Will, drop round by the house this evening and scold me.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
6  The biggest coward I ever knew as called Lyon; and his wife, Patience, would scold you out of hearing in less time than a hunted deer would run a rod.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6
7  The colonel, perchance to relieve his feelings, began to scold like a wet parrot.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 5
8  He did like it, so don't scold, Jo, said Beth meekly.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTEEN
9  She does not scold at all, and always calls me Miss Margaret, which is quite proper, you know, and treats me with respect.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIXTEEN
10  It's dreadful, but I can't scold him.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE
11  I can feed and nurse and pet and scold them, and Mother will be my stand-by.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-SEVEN
12  Pray do not scold her," replied Ulysses; "she is not to blame.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK VII
13  Well, I reflected, there was never a pleasanter, or more harmless sight; and it will be a burning shame to scold them.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
14  Elinor scolded him, harshly as ladies always scold the imprudence which compliments themselves, for having spent so much time with them at Norland, when he must have felt his own inconstancy.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 49
15  Whether you scold me or approve of me," returned poor Biddy, "you may equally depend upon my trying to do all that lies in my power, here, at all times.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
Example Sentence:
1  The widow she didn't scold, but only cleaned off the grease and clay, and looked so sorry that I thought I would behave awhile if I could.
2  Don't scold him too much; he is a child anyway.
3  WELL, I got a good going-over in the morning from old Miss Watson on account of my clothes; but the widow she didn't scold, but only cleaned off the grease and clay, and looked so sorry that I thought I would behave awhile if I could.
4  Art's teachers would scold you if you doodle all over the margins of papers.
5  The headmaster had made an example of him by scolding him in front of the whole school.
6  The teacher scolded the child for bad behavior, but the child then complained that she had been centered out.
7  She scolded the child for being late for school.
8  She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it), and sometimes she scolded herself so severely as to bring tears into her eyes.