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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. [informal] Censure severely or angrily
    "The deputy called down the Prime Minister";
    - call on the carpet [US, informal], take to task, rebuke, rag [informal], trounce, lecture, reprimand, jaw [informal], dress down [informal], scold, chide, berate, bawl out [informal], remonstrate, chew out [N. Amer, informal], chew up [N. Amer, informal], have words, lambaste, lambast, ream [N. Amer, informal], wig [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: calls down, calling down, called down

Type of: call up, criticise [Brit], criticize, damn [informal], knock [informal], pick apart, summon