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cuss (verb)

cuss, curse, nag, blaspheme, swear.

Other synonyms:

strap, chastise, grouch, visit, tell off, keep after, expostulate with, yack away, chit-chat, hack, crush, chatter, underdress, vilify, tease, jade, reprove, rate, flog, jump on, bedevil, disparage, annoy, ream, berate, chew, conjure, lash, torment, tantalise, blow up at, damn, taunt, lambaste, common scold, reproof, dun, rag, rant, beat, slash, chew out, point out, chitchat, ride, score, rile, gravel, devil, gnarl, hammer, growl, plug, cane, bring up, harangue, vituperate, rail, chide, punish, whip, chew up, evoke, vanquish, tax, twit, rake over the coals, talk, chew the fat, put forward, censure, confab, call on the carpet, nark, nagger, have on the carpet, rattle on, chaffer, bait, nettle, castigate, take to task, reprobate, frustrate, get to, rally, let someone have it, razz, murmur, rumble, objurate, upbraid, tantalize, bawl out, find fault with, beat out, flay, reprove, lay down the law, reprimand, crucify, recriminate, trounce, chasten, burn up, arouse, criminate, attack, light into, chafe, scolder, cod, have words, chew down, welt, dress down, preach, tongue-lash, claver, conjure up, call, baste, keelhaul, remonstrate, revile, stir, get at, tear someone/something to pieces/shreds, upbraid, grumble, jaw, invoke, asperse, rail at or, rap, yap away, rebuke, put down, irritate, praise, yack, natter, lather, get after, lecture, call forth, vex, gossip, savage, call down, tear apart, take/bring/hold someone to task, give one a talking to, lambast, confabulate, admonish, bother, abuse, croak, manducate, shoot the breeze, raise, nag, masticate, cavil, chat, shell, mutter.

Examples of usage:

" You must not scold him," said Mother Snail. - "Andersen's Fairy Tales", Hans Christian Andersen.

Nevertheless, she went on to the Bannister house; and when she found Dora was in, she began to scold her. - "The Girl at Cobhurst", Frank Richard Stockton.

Be it so- we will let her scold, and follow our own pleasures. - "Fiesco or, The Genoese Conspiracy A Tragedy", Frederich Schiller.

Similar words:

scour, scout, scots, scott, scout car, Scots English, Scots Gaelic, scots heather, scots pine, Scott's Spleenwort.

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