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 for call down
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  call down
      v 1: summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by
           magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured
           wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the
           mountain" [syn: raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke,
           evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put
           forward, call forth]
      2: censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child
         for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime
         Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing
         cold soup" [syn: call on the carpet, take to task,
         rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture,
         reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold,
         chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out,
         chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast]

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