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call down

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of call down

  1. to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings I was called down by my supervisor for not catching the accounting error sooner Synonyms of call down baste, bawl out, berate, scold, castigate, chastise, chew out, dress down, flay, hammer, jaw, keelhaul, lambaste (or lambast), lecture, rag, rail (at or against), rant (at), rate, ream (out), rebuke, reprimand, reproach, score, tongue-lash, upbraidWords Related to call down admonish, chide, remonstrate (with), reprove; abuse, assail, attack, bad-mouth, blame, blast, censure, condemn, criticize, crucify, denounce, dis (also diss) [slang], excoriate, fault, harangue, knock, lace (into), lash, pan, reprehend, revile, scourge, slam, vituperate; belittle, disparage, mock, put down; ridicule, scoff, scornNear Antonyms of call down approve, endorse (also indorse), sanction; extol (also extoll), laud, praise



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