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tongue-lashed

verb
past tense of tongue-lash

Synonyms & Antonyms of tongue-lashed

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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“Tongue-lashed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tongue-lashed. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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