Dress down - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Dress down.

BASTE
BERATE
CHASTISE
REPROVE
SCOLD
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BASTE
  1. cover with liquid before cooking; "baste a roast"
  2. sew together loosely, with large stitches; "baste a hem"
  3. strike violently and repeatedly; "She clobbered the man who tried to attack her"
  4. a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
BERATE
  1. 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"
  2. to scold
  3. Tell off
CHASTISE
  1. censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
REPROVE
  1. take to task; "He admonished the child for his bad behavior"
SCOLD
  1. show one's unhappiness or critical attitude; "He scolded about anything that he thought was wrong"; "We grumbled about the increased work load"
  2. someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
  3. 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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