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Her first foray abroad, earlier this month, brought a rare downpour of brickbats.

When I wonder why he takes critical brickbats so personally, the well-known confessional side of Lee Daniels revs up.

Many more brickbats will rain down on David Cameron in the days to come.

But he may have saved himself the worst of the brickbats by not making any promises to return to politics.

Passionate bouquets and punishing brickbats: Columns from Jack and Suzy Welch that lit you up this year.

And, old ink pot, tuck a horse blanket under my chin, and rub me down with brickbats while I feed!

I fly from falling dust and brickbats, only to run against ladders and paint-pots.

On arrival at the front of the Institute there was some throwing of brickbats by both sides.

The wounded were stabbed while lying on the ground, and their heads beaten with brickbats.

The ammunition consisted of a vast assortment of ancient eggs, also stones, brickbats, and a few clubs and sticks.

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On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to brickbats, such as: denunciation, objection, animadversion, aspersion, blast, and carping.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.