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Related to excoriating: mitigate, commence, subsume, condoned, fomenting
See: scathing
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Yet, while the national media was excoriating Gore, the Concord students who were present for the original quote were learning more than they had expected about how media and politics work in modern America.
He talks in excoriating detail about the devastating effect it had on his parents' marriage and how, as his mum sneaked out for a liaison with her lover, he'd hear his father weeping.
When I first heard that the programme was to be presented by that formidable protagonist of the right, Ruth Lea, I did think that historians like Neil Ferguson and Andrew Roberts would be drafted into launch an excoriating attack on Brussels.
And while the ghost of Debord is no doubt still excoriating "sub-Leninist impostors," Jorn's oeuvre poses an interesting question: Why did Debord et al.
The paper has published nearly a dozen op-eds and unsigned editorials in recent months excoriating Clinton for taking Lippo's money and turning his back on human-rights abuses in East Timor.
When he was baron of the House Commerce Committee, Michigan Democrat John Dingell made the investigative hearing an art form, calling in alleged miscreants from industry or Republican administrations and excoriating them with carefully researched accusations developed by a staff of more than 100.
He spends considerable space excoriating people who deign to like instant coffee, Starbucks coffee, Robusta coffee, espresso, or any number of so-called specialty blends.
Wellspring Media's rollout of Fassbinder rifles will start with The Merchant of Four Seasons, the drama of a lumpen-prole loser that first put him on the international filmmaking map, and Fox and His Friends, his excoriating comedy-drama of class relations among seemingly "liberated" gay men.
THE title is an anagram of monogamy - an ironic label for a play in which author Stella Feehily offers explosive phraseology, violence, intercourse and an ever-recurring F word in an excoriating study of marital infidelity.
Liberal Democrat leader Sir Menzies Campbell (above) faces "excoriating criticism" over his Iraq withdrawal policy from a former party leader, Commons Leader Jack Straw said yesterday.
"This happened in Vietnam," said Tom DeLay at the time, excoriating John Kerry for circulating a letter calling for Donald Rumsfeld's resignation.
THE excoriating but humorous piece against Virgin Trains by Derek McGovern (`The age of the strain', ECHO Dec 15), was very timely.