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  Words related to call down

Related / Similar Words: call on the carpet, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast, raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth

 

Definition:
  • censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger''s car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup";
  • evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain";

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    Hyponyms: chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct, tell off, brush down, curse, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, imprecate, maledict, bless

     

    Grouped Verbs: provoke, evoke, call forth, kick up

     

    Derivational Morphology: chiding, scolding, objurgation, tongue-lashing, scold, scolder, nag, nagger, common scold, rebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimand, lecture, speech, talking to, upbraider, reprover, reproacher, rebuker, evocation, summoning, invocation, conjuring, conjuration, conjury, magician, prestidigitator, conjurer, conjuror, illusionist, incantation

     

     
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