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How to sign: 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";

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Similiar / Same: rebuke, call on the carpet, reproof, have words, chew out, bawl out, dress down, berate, scold, chide, lambast, lambaste, call down, reprimand, lecture, remonstrate, trounce, jaw, rag

Categories: criticise, criticize, knock, pick apart

Within this category: chastise, tell off

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