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tongue-lash

verb

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to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings
  • the drill sergeant tongue-lashed the recruits with a colorful litany of foulmouthed invectives

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The first known use of tongue-lash was in 1856

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tongue-in-cheek

tongue-lash

tongue-lashed

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“Tongue-lash.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tongue-lash. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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