Synonyms and Antonyms of laying into
- His parents laid into him for wrecking the car.
basting, bawling out, berating, calling down, castigating, chastising, chewing out, dressing down, flaying, hammering, jawing, keelhauling, lambasting, lecturing, ragging, railing (at or against), ranting (at), rating, reaming (out), rebuking, reprimanding, reproaching, scolding, scoring, tongue-lashing, upbraiding
abusing, assailing, attacking, bad-mouthing, blaming, blasting, censuring, condemning, criticizing, crucifying, denouncing, dissing [slang], excoriating, faulting, haranguing, knocking, lacing (into), lashing, panning, reprehending, reviling, scourging, slamming, vituperating
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