call down

Primary Meanings of call down

1.
v
summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
2.
v
censure severely or angrily
Full Definitions of call down
1

v summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic

call down the spirits from the mountain”
Synonyms:
arouse, bring up, call forth, conjure, conjure up, evoke, invoke, put forward, raise, stir
call forth, evoke, kick up, provoke
evoke or provoke to appear or occur
Types:
anathemise, anathemize, bedamn, beshrew, curse, damn, imprecate, maledict
wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
bless
give a benediction to
anele, anoint, embrocate, inunct, oil
administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
Type of:
create, make
make or cause to be or to become
2

v censure severely or angrily

Synonyms:
bawl out, berate, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, jaw, lambast, lambaste, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, scold, take to task, trounce, vituperate
Types:
castigate, chasten, chastise, correct, objurgate
censure severely
brush down, tell off
reprimand
flame
criticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium
Type of:
criticise, criticize, knock, pick apart
find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws

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