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Verb: call down  kol dawn
  1. Summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    "call down the spirits from the mountain";
    - raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth
     
  2. Censure severely or angrily
    "The deputy called down the Prime Minister";
    - call on the carpet [US], take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out [N. Amer], chew up [N. Amer], have words, lambaste, lambast, ream [N. Amer]

Derived forms: calling down, called down, calls down

Type of: create, criticise [Brit], criticize, damn, knock, make, pick apart