Thesaurus / tongue-lashing

opposites of tongue-lashing

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And I had not even the satisfaction of tongue-lashing my oppressors, for I was practically speechless.
A MIND THAT FOUND ITSELFCLIFFORD WHITTINGHAM BEERS
Not that St. George's tongue-lashing worried him—nor did Harry's blank look of amazement linger in his thoughts.
KENNEDY SQUAREF. HOPKINSON SMITH
"Yes," I answered, and what a tongue-lashing those two fellows got!
The tongue-lashing had been just what they needed, as Betty very well knew.
She was for going to Rowdy Caon without delay to bestow a tongue-lashing on the widow.
THE SHERIFF OF BADGERGEORGE B. PATTULLO
Finally, the biggest one detached himself from the group and gave Trlk a tongue-lashing that would have done justice to a Phipps.
BRKNK'S BOUNTYGERALD ALLAN SOHL
She was giving the chauffeur a tongue-lashing and calling his attention to her soiled clothing.
A TRIP TO THE ORIENTROBERT URIE JACOB
He departed, driving his new victim before him and tongue-lashing him all the way.
CAP'N WARREN'S WARDSJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
It was a tongue-lashing, indeed, and one that left the conductor no chance to reply.
TO THE FRONTCHARLES KING
A regular tirade followed, and John realized that he must do his work well to escape a tongue-lashing.
CATTLE-RANCH TO COLLEGERUSSELL DOUBLEDAY

WORDS RELATED TO TONGUE-LASHING

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