Synonyms and Antonyms of tongue-lashing
- the drill sergeant tongue-lashed the recruits with a colorful litany of foulmouthed invectives
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, 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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