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lambaste

variants: or lambast

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1 to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings

  • the director lambasted them mercilessly for forgetting their lines during the final dress rehearsal
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lay into, read the riot act (to), take to task

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2 to criticize harshly and usually publicly

  • movie critics across the country lambasted the film for its contrived plot
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beat up on, light into, sail into, tie into

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3 to strike repeatedly

  • like all westerns, this movie contains the requisite scene of saloon patrons lambasting each other
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beat up on



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