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baste

verb

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1 to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings
  • a tyrannical father who used the dinner hour to baste his children for their many perceived shortcomings

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The first known use of baste was in the 15th century

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“Baste.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/baste. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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