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synonyms for lambaste

  • assail
  • berate
  • castigate
  • excoriate
  • scold
  • upbraid
  • attack
  • blister
  • bludgeon
  • censure
  • criticize
  • cudgel
  • denounce
  • flay
  • flog
  • hammer
  • hit
  • pan
  • pelt
  • pound
  • pummel
  • rebuke
  • reprimand
  • roast
  • scorch
  • scourge
  • shellac
  • slam
  • slap
  • slash
  • smear
  • smother
  • strike
  • thrash
  • trim
  • wallop
  • whip
  • lash into
  • rake over the coals
  • read the riot act
  • rip into
  • scathe
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antonyms for lambaste

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  • compliment
  • laud
  • praise
  • approve
  • fail
  • flatter
  • lose
  • protect
  • surrender
  • uphold
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How to use lambaste in a sentence

They said Republicans sought to dismantle a safety-net program they long had lambasted as offering “Obamaphones,” even though the former president didn’t create it.
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The jetty was legally installed in 1970 and has become a beloved destination, but I wonder if it would have been lambasted in the age of social media.
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In late August, an update to the regulation passed the SEC commission with two of five commissioners dissenting, lambasting the amendment for falling “silent” on climate change.
BLACKROCK’S ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE DOESN’T MATCH CEO LARRY FINK’S PLEDGEEAMONBARRETTOCTOBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
Oil workers and executives testified about the jobs that supported their families, and they lambasted “environmental extremists” and state officials.
OIL COMPANIES ARE PROFITING FROM ILLEGAL SPILLS. AND CALIFORNIA LETS THEM.BY JANET WILSON, THE DESERT SUN, AND LYLLA YOUNES, PROPUBLICASEPTEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
In short, her pitch is well-tuned to conservative Missouri, decrying government waste and lambasting out-of-touch elites.
FROM SOCCER-MOM AUDITOR TO MISSOURI GOVERNOR?NICK FOURIEZOSAUGUST 6, 2020OZY
He aint gonna lambaste half our crew an the ole man, an git away wid it!
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
Jake, who's been itching to lambaste the man, says 's-far's he can see, it was the poolroom man who did all the talking.
GREEN VALLEYKATHARINE REYNOLDS
I want to go out and help lambaste those infernally cocksure armies of that jelly-and-cream King.
MAKERS OF MADNESSHERMANN HAGEDORN
An' then, whoop they come over to England, an' they lambaste the Anglo-Saxons, an' talk to 'em about 'honneur.'
HOW DOTH THE SIMPLE SPELLING BEEOWEN WISTER
They lambaste impartially and with a certain Irish delight in doing the job thoroughly.
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WORDS RELATED TO LAMBASTE

  • abuse
  • assault
  • bash
  • berate
  • beset
  • blast
  • blister
  • bust
  • charge
  • come at
  • criticize
  • encounter
  • have at
  • impugn
  • invade
  • lambaste
  • lay into
  • malign
  • maltreat
  • molest
  • revile
  • set upon
  • trash
  • vilify
  • work over
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