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How to sign: censure severely or angrily
"The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup";
Similiar / Same: rebuke, call on the carpet, reproof, have words, chew up, chew out, dress down, bawl out, chide, berate, lambast, lambaste, call down, reprimand, lecture, remonstrate, trounce, jaw, rag
How to sign: show one's unhappiness or critical attitude
"He scolded about anything that he thought was wrong"; "We grumbled about the increased work load";