She continued to take notes, as if Dean's scolding had fallen on deaf ears.
The classics had not refined his taste, for he was amused by setting the wandering scholars, who swarmed to his court, to abuse one another in the indescribably filthy Latin scolding matches which were then the fashion.
"Now Alex," Katie began in a scolding tone, "You can't keep throwing your past in Carmen's face.
The strange dependants to whom he had given shelter, and to whom, in spite of their faults, he was strongly attached' by habit, dropped off one by one; and, in the silence of his home, he regretted even the noise of their scolding matches.
With the violent party in a majority, refusing the jurisdiction of the state, insisting on the establishment of Presbyterianism in England, excommunicating and scolding, Scotland would be as much disturbed as in the days of Andrew Melville.
The Russian officer in charge of the transport lolled back in the front cart, shouting and scolding a soldier with coarse abuse.
The Knight of La Tour-Landry (1372) relates, by way of warning to his daughters, a tale of a lady who so irritated her husband by scolding him in company, that he struck her to the earth with his fist and kicked her in the face, breaking her nose.
Dan found himself on the receiving end of several scolding lectures; one concerned nurse advised him that he would have to start being more responsible now that he was getting married.
Happy, excited commands will elicit a happy, excited reaction from your pet, and likewise, a scolding tone will cause your dog to act sheepish and submissive.
The most common example is an angry reaction to a difficult child's aggressiveness or restlessness that takes the form of scolding or spanking.
Parents may express disapproval of a behavior by scolding or yelling.
They often do not understand why you are scolding them.
Explosive, scolding and harsh notes are so intermingled with its song that the psychological meaning of its varied utterance is obscure.
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But best of all you have brought yourself back--for I never saw anything like it, you ought to give your wife a scolding!
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Too shrill, too high, too scolding, too tentative: women ca n't seem to get it right.
First, I realize you were just trying to train the cat, but scolding does not work well with felines.
In his kitty brain, he may have associated the litter box with the scolding.
They can help an overweight child to lose weight (if medically necessary) by being supportive, rather than scolding.
too shrill, too high, too scolding, too tentative: women can't seem to get it right.
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