Synonyms & Antonyms : Scold





Scold



( Verb )


He
scolded his child for being lazy.

Synonym:

Reprimand

Castigate

Hearten

Nag

Censure

Reprove

Chide

Rebuke

Admonish

Contextual Examples:

Father
reprimanded him for his negligence in study.

The clerk received a strong
censure for his carelessness.

When the child giggled over the remark of a visitor, her mother
reproved her with a stern look.

He was harshly
rebuked by his boss for misplacing important files.

Our Manager
chided us for having lost in the international championships.



Antonyms:

Compliment

Applaud

Praise

Extol

Acclaim

Approve

Commend

Contextual Examples:

The President
complemented the Indian Lawn Tennis players for excellent performance at Wimbledon.

The Principal
applauded the work of his teachers who won first positions in the Secondary Board results.

This movie deserves high
praise for its story and direction.

I should
commend good work of our salesman who has doubled the sale of this product in one year.


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