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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 call down

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 call down
      v 1: evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the
           specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the
           air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from
           the mountain" [syn: raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke,
            evoke, stir, arouse, bring up, put forward, call
      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, rebuke,
         rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw,
          dress down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate,
          chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast]