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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
admonishment, admonition, beef, beefing, bellyache, bellyaching, bitch, bitching, castigation, chastisement, chiding, complaining, complaint, correction, destructive criticism, dissent, faultfinding, grievance, gripe, griping, groan, groaning, grouse, grousing, grumbling, holler, howl, kick, kicking, lecture, lesson, murmuring, objurgation, peeve, peevishness, pet peeve, petulance, protest, querulousness, rating, rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproach, reprobation, reproof, reproval, sermon, sniping, spanking, squawk, squawking, upbraiding, whining, yapping
Dictionary Results for scolding:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    n 1: rebuking a person harshly [syn: chiding, scolding,
         objurgation, tongue-lashing]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Scold \Scold\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Scolded; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Scolding.] [Akin to D. schelden, G. schelten, OHG. sceltan,
   Dan. skielde.]
   To find fault or rail with rude clamor; to brawl; to utter
   harsh, rude, boisterous rebuke; to chide sharply or coarsely;
   -- often with at; as, to scold at a servant.
   [1913 Webster]

         Pardon me, lords, 't is the first time ever
         I was forced to scold.                   --Shak.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Scolding \Scold"ing\,
   a. & n. from Scold, v.
   [1913 Webster]

   Scolding bridle, an iron frame. See Brank, n., 2.
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