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If the institution of monarchy was merely feigning complete indifference to the now all-too familiar prospect of yet another brickbat being lobbed at it courtesy of Oprah and the Sussexes, it was certainly doing a very convincing job.
THIS TIME, THE ROYALS ARE READY FOR PRINCE HARRY TO REVEAL MORE SECRETS TO OPRAHTOM SYKESMAY 20, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
That earned brickbats from former Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein, who said in interviews with various media outlets this week that Wall Street has too often tried to have it both ways.
THESE FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES ARE HALTING CONTRIBUTIONS TO REPUBLICANS (AND DEMOCRATS) IN THE WAKE OF CAPITOL ATTACKSPHIL WAHBAJANUARY 11, 2021FORTUNE
A feeling of sadness and longingThat is not like being sick, And resembles sorrow onlyAs a brickbat resembles a brick.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
It set Tom to thinking; he said afterwards the spectacle was enough to make a brickbat wake up and think.
ALL HE KNEWJOHN HABBERTON
Some of our readers may think that this was a fit punishment for having “pashed” the toad to “death with a brickbat.”
THE DOCTOR IN HISTORY, LITERATURE, FOLK-LORE, ETC.VARIOUS
There isn't a mineral in Louisiana, unless it is a brickbat.
MISS RAVENEL'S CONVERSION FROM SECESSION TO LOYALTYJ. W. DE FOREST
I was there myself, and did what I could to quiet the tumult, receiving more than one brickbat for my interference.
BAD HUGHMARY JANE HOLMES
A loose brickbat stuck up suggestively from the sunken hearth.
OLE MAMMY'S TORMENTANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
Well, sir,” replied the gardener, “I have heard as how a dose of brickbat and pond is a good thing in a general way.
SKETCHES IN LAVENDER, BLUE AND GREENJEROME K. JEROME
One day a brickbat was flung at me, and hit me in the hip with such force that I felt it quite a providential escape.
HENRY MARTYN SAINT AND SCHOLARGEORGE SMITH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BRICKBAT

  • backhanded compliment
  • barb
  • brickbat
  • censure
  • comeback
  • crack
  • cut
  • derision
  • dig
  • dirty dig
  • dump
  • gibe
  • insult
  • jab
  • jeer
  • mockery
  • outrage
  • parting shot
  • put-down
  • reproach
  • ridicule
  • sarcasm
  • slam
  • slap
  • snappy comeback
  • swipe
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