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dress down

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  • verbscold
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Synonyms for dress down

verb scold
  • bawl out
  • berate
  • carpet
  • castigate
  • censure
  • chew out
  • lash
  • rail
  • rake over coals
  • ream
  • rebuke
  • reprimand
  • reprove
  • tear into
  • tell off
  • tongue-lash
  • upbraid

Antonyms for dress down

  • compliment
  • flatter
  • praise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to dress down

bawl out

verb. severely reprimand
  • berate
  • castigate
  • chew out
  • dress down
  • have words
  • jump down one's throat
  • punish
  • rake over the coals
  • reprimand
  • rip into
  • scold
  • take to task
  • tell off
  • upbraid
  • yell at
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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