lambaste


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Mayor Daley lambastes black aldermen at a press conference: "Everybody should be able to represent anyone and speak on their behalf.
Braider lambastes John Spencer for "putting words in Alberti's mouth" (21), because his translation ("a more sensate wisdom") "elides the interesting personification.
In higher education, he lambastes the academic elite as narrow-minded, misguided, self-serving, and unable to accept criticism.