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Chew up   /tʃu əp/   Listen
Chew up

verb
1.
Censure severely or angrily.  Synonyms: bawl out, berate, call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chide, dress down, have words, jaw, lambast, lambaste, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, scold, take to task, trounce.  "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister" , "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"






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"Chew up" Quotes from Famous Books



... much if our puppy dog gets hold of her," added Helen. "Course our dog won't come to the play and chew up any dolls, but he might get hold of one again when I'm practicing at home. I think the ...
— Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue Giving a Show • Laura Lee Hope



Words linked to "Chew up" :   tell off, chasten, objurgate, correct, castigate, chastise, chide, criticise, pick apart, knock, brush down, criticize



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