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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. rebuking a person harshly;
[syn: chiding, scolding, objurgation, tongue-lashing]

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. [1913 Webster]
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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

scolding n 1: rebuking a person harshly [syn: chiding, scolding, objurgation, tongue-lashing]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

55 Moby Thesaurus words for "scolding": 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