chide+with+rudeness

  • 1 scold — I. v. a. Berate, rate, censure, reprimand, blame, chide, find fault with, brawl, rebuke rudely. II. v. n. Rate, reprimand, vituperate, brawl, rail, chide with rudeness. III. n. 1. Vixen, shrew, termagant, virago. 2. Scolding, brawl …

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  • 2 Scold — Scold, v. t. To chide with rudeness and clamor; to rate; also, to rebuke or reprove with severity. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 speak — verb 1) she refused to speak about it Syn: talk, say anything/something; utter, state, declare, tell, voice, express, pronounce, articulate, enunciate, vocalize, verbalize 2) we spoke the other day Syn …

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