scold

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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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Only after the elected president was rightfully restored to office did Rice take to the boards to scoldingly tell Chavez that he, not the coup-makers, should "respect constitutional processes.
When an audience member asked him what that was about, he shook a finger scoldingly and said he would never discuss it.