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  • n. Plural form of scold.

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Examples

  • Your Cousin scolds me, and not without cause; I write to her now, and having somthing to urge in extenuation, hope to disperse the storm before your arrival.

    Letter 240

  • In response, Malkin scolds me for not noting that she said in her book that people could not be prosecuted for passing unclassified information to Japan.

    IsThatLegal?

  • The official lobby of the partisanship scolds is a group called Unity ‘08″ – a collection of graying eminences from both parties who are calling for a bipartisan presidential ticket, perhaps led by Bloomberg.

    Matthew Yglesias » Oh, The Irony

  • We told him there was one part where Mr. Garner kind of scolds him for complaining about being called "The Chosen One" on the cover of Sports Illustrated during his junior year in high school, and not mentioning that he later had the phrase tattooed on his back.

    Graydon Carter Throws Big Bash-ket for Lebron at Monkey Bar

  • I can laugh as heartily as anybody at Dickens's "scolds" and female bullies; none the less however am I ready in all seriousness to reckon the shrew as an evil influence, as bad as some of the most subtle and malevolent scourges inflicted by physical nature.

    Side Lights

  • We told him there was one part where Mr. Garner kind of scolds him for complaining about being called "The Chosen One" on the cover of

    Home | The New York Observer

  • In a hilarious new set of promos for the pop princess' guest spot, airing Monday at 8/7c on CBS, Neil Patrick Harris scolds Perry for revealing the six-season long secret.

    Is Katy Perry How I Met Your Mother's Mother?

  • Those practices, you will not be surprised to learn, include measures straight off the wish list of campaign finance scolds who want to roll back Citizens United .

    Shutting Up Business

  • Loy and her frequent co-star William Powell did more to successfully proselytize for the institution of marriage than all the moralistic scolds that have existed before or since—if only because the saucy Loy was the kind of woman every man would like to come home to.

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  • Campaign-finance scolds denounce the system they created.

    The Super PAC Boomerang

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