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keelhauled

verb
past tense of keelhaul

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to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings
  • there's no need to keelhaul him—it was an honest mistake, and a small one at that

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“Keelhauled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/keelhauled. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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