Lecture and Scold

Lecture

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Lecture verb – To criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings.
Usage example: the frustrated manager lectured the waitstaff about its poor level of service

Scold is a synonym for lecture in reprimand topic. In some cases you can use "Scold" instead a verb "Lecture", when it comes to topics like tell off, criticize lengthily. popular alternative
Nearby Words: lecturer, lectured, lecturing, lector, lectureship
Synonyms for Lecture

Scold

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Scold verb – To criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings.
Usage example: he scolded the kids for not cleaning up the mess they had made in the kitchen

Lecture is a synonym for scold in reprimand topic. You can use "Lecture" instead a verb "Scold", if it concerns topics such as find fault with. popular alternative
Nearby Words: scolding, scolded
Synonyms for Scold

How words are described

single single lecture single scold
boring boring lecture boring scold

Common collocations

behaviour lecture behaviour scold behaviour
character lecture character scold character
hero lecture hero scold hero
people lecture people scold people
Other nouns: wife, kid, anyone, player, everyone, son, viewers, kids, students, girls.
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