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synonyms for brickbats

  • denunciation
  • objection
  • animadversion
  • aspersion
  • blast
  • carping
  • cavil
  • censure
  • cut
  • disparagement
  • faultfinding
  • flak
  • hit
  • knock
  • opprobrium
  • pan
  • quibble
  • reproof
  • roast
  • slam
  • slap
  • static
  • stricture
  • swipe
  • vitriol
  • zapper
  • Bronx cheer
  • bad press
  • call down
  • caviling
  • critical remarks
  • nit-picking
  • panning
  • put down
  • rap on knuckles
  • slap on wrist
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antonyms for brickbats

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  • approval
  • compliment
  • flattery
  • praise
  • sanction
  • estimation
  • guess
  • supposition
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How to use brickbats in a sentence

And, old ink pot, tuck a horse blanket under my chin, and rub me down with brickbats while I feed!
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I fly from falling dust and brickbats, only to run against ladders and paint-pots.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 108, MAY 18TH, 1895VARIOUS
On arrival at the front of the Institute there was some throwing of brickbats by both sides.
THE MEMOIRS OF GENERAL P. H. SHERIDAN, COMPLETEGENERAL PHILIP HENRY SHERIDAN
The wounded were stabbed while lying on the ground, and their heads beaten with brickbats.
THE MEMOIRS OF GENERAL P. H. SHERIDAN, COMPLETEGENERAL PHILIP HENRY SHERIDAN
The ammunition consisted of a vast assortment of ancient eggs, also stones, brickbats, and a few clubs and sticks.
AROUND OLD BETHANYROBERT LEE BERRY
A dance called "The Battle of the Brickbats;" to conclude with a grand crush by all the performers.'
ROWLANDSON THE CARICATURIST. FIRST VOLUMEJOSEPH GREGO
Then there was a lively scene—stones and brickbats and the mud of the street began flying.
THE HERAPATH PROPERTYJ. S. FLETCHER
Half that apple-tree was over in the street, and it got more old brooms and brickbats and handles than any other tree in town.
MOODY'S STORIESDWIGHT LYMAN MOODY
Now having handed out one or two bouquets, I am going to sling some brickbats.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MARCH, 1931VARIOUS
The only brickbats that you are going to get are: Use a better grade of paper and bind the magazines more securely.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MARCH, 1931VARIOUS
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