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Noun: going-over (goings-over)  'gow-ing'ow-vu(r)
  1. A careful and thorough inspection
  2. A severe scolding
    - castigation, earful, bawling out, chewing out, upbraiding, dressing down

Derived forms: goings-over

Type of: examination, rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval, scrutiny