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brickbat

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an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings
  • the brickbats were flying the night that those two bitchy divas were seated at the same table

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The first known use of brickbat was in 1563

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“Brickbat.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/brickbat. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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