Verb(1) beat with a cane(2) censure severely or angrily
(1) Michael Sheridan, Bishop of Colorado Springs, used a pastoral letter to lambaste people who professed to be Catholic and then voted for politicians whose platforms ran contrary to Church teaching.(2) Critics lambaste such payouts for health-care executives, calling them offensive when millions of Americans can't even afford coverage.(3) Is it really a coincidence that those critics who continue to lambaste traditional media organisations for their supposedly partisan bias and lack of objectivity are actually contributing to making the media more biased?(4) New York Times art critic Michael Kimmelman lambasted the process as an ineffective means for choosing a design for a public memorial, or any architectural space.(5) The president lambasted the people who were behind land invasions in the Western Cape and Gauteng, describing them as opportunists who were abusing the country's democracy.(6) He lambasted the law's critics for alleging that limiting the use of force in making arrests would make police sitting ducks.(7) Furious York City chief Terry Dolan today lambasted reports suggesting the Minstermen are willing to let young starlet Chris Hogg move to Manchester United without a fight.(8) I mean, it is a sad state of affairs when someone who lambastes politicians and other people as part of his day job, can't snort some coke and visit a prostitute without the press raking everything up.(9) He criticises his own players in public, lambasts the fans if attendances are down, admits the team stinks when it does, and occasionally entertains journalists by reading them his personal e-mails.(10) We send in the navy and the SAS, we spend more money, we talk tough, we lambast the people smugglers, we heighten the fears, but still the boats with their desperate human cargo come and Megawati refuses to answer John's calls.(11) Critics lambasted it for its confusing, polymorphic nature, as it swung between metaphor to comedy to science; readers did not flock to buy it.(12) A new report by two high-powered official committees lambasts the government and the nuclear industry for failing to keep more than 65,000 cubic metres of radioactive waste safe.(13) A Quigney shopkeeper, who wished to be anonymous, lambasted people's irresponsible behaviour during this period.(14) Critics of the academy have lambasted faculty doves.(15) I'd like to think I've answered those critics who had lambasted me for my disciplinary problems and, under some provocation at times this summer, I've held my composure.(16) She praises the grit of her adopted city, barely raising the ire of the critics who had once lambasted her as a carpetbagger, using New York as a stepping stone to her likely bid for higher office.
1. criticize ::
2. call down ::
Different Formslambaste, lambasted, lambastes, lambasting
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