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See: castigate, condemn, denounce, disapprove, fault, inveigh, rebuke, remonstrate, reprehend, reprimand, reproach

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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In recent years, The Newspaper Association of America has managed to wrangle a varied crew of scolders from within and outside the industry to shake up publishers during its annual conference.