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dressing-down

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  • nounsevere scolding
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Synonyms for dressing-down

noun severe scolding
  • bawling-out
  • castigation
  • chiding
  • lambasting
  • reprimand
  • reproach
  • tongue-lashing
  • upbraiding

More words related to dressing-down

lecture

noun. speech of criticism
  • castigation
  • censure
  • chiding
  • dressing-down
  • going-over
  • harangue
  • moralism
  • preaching
  • preachment
  • rebuke
  • reprimand
  • reproof
  • scolding
  • sermon
  • talking-to
  • telling off
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