Definition Of lambaste

verb

criticize (someone or something) harshly.

they lambasted the report as a gross distortion of the truth

Example Of lambaste

  • 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.

  • A Quigney shopkeeper, who wished to be anonymous, lambasted people's irresponsible behaviour during this period.

  • And he's devoted thousands of words to lambasting American reporters, in particular those of The New York Times.

  • Critics lambaste such payouts for health-care executives, calling them offensive when millions of Americans can't even afford coverage.

  • Critics lambasted it for its confusing, polymorphic nature, as it swung between metaphor to comedy to science; readers did not flock to buy it.


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