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SCOLD. A woman who by her habit of scolding becomes a nuisance to the neighborhood, is called a common scold. Vide Common Scold.

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According to statement issue by District Information Officer Shikarpur, Muhammad Abbas Balcoh, the commissioner expressed his great concern over the performance of health officers and scolded over them when he came to know about 12 children were died due to measles and questioned from DHO Shikarpur Zulfikar Abro that who is responsible of such deaths?
According to statement issue by District Information Officer Shikarpur, Mohammad Abbas Balcoh, the commissioner Larkana, expressed his great concern over the performance of health officers and scolded over them when he came to know about 12 children were died due to measles and questioned from DHO Shikarpur Zulfikar Abro that who is responsible of such deaths'?
23 ( ANI ): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and MP Dr Murli Manohar Joshi on Thursday scolded official after he was not given a pair of scissors for a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city.
A woman neighbour, who witnessed the suspect's heartless behaviour with the boy, according to prosecutors, rushed towards her, scolded her and kept the five-year-old child with her until his mother returned home.
For instance, I scolded my children for using a stone to scratch my car paint, but instead of sympathising with me and scolding the children as a mother, rather she attacked me.
IANS Greater Noida Police on Saturday claimed to have solved the sensational double murder of a woman and her 11-year-old daughter after tracing her 15-year-old son who they said has confessed to killing them with a pair of scissors and a pizza cutter because he was scolded and beaten up at home over a minor issue.
Atif Aslam stopped in the middle of [his] concert and scolded guy[s] who [were] harassing girls.
The 28-year-old Bangladeshi dyer allegedly groped the Filipina before she scolded him angrily in front of all the passengers in August.
The youngster was disheartened and committed suicide by hanging himself with ceiling fan in one of rooms of his home at Pak Avenue Colony Sahiwal area being scolded by his father following the rejection of his plea for rechecking of papers by Board.
I couldn't put it in words then, but if I were to verbalize my feelings now, I would probably want to know how was it not cruel for young men to be scolded like that so early in the morning.
IN the wake of a minor committing suicide after being scolded by his mother for allegedly watching porn, psychiatrists here said that children take such extreme step since they are not used to handling criticisms.
Many years ago, a citizen scolded me for referring to our system of government as a "democracy.