Disapprove and criticize

lambaste
(v)
lam-BASTE
Meaning

beat up verbally; attack with violent language

1st Sample Sentence

During the televised debate, the prime ministerial candidates did their best to lambaste one another in front of voters.

Synonyms

censure, decry, denounce, deplore, deprecate, impugn, lambaste, reproach, upbraid

Antonyms

extol, laud, lionize

Mnemonics

Lambaste will remind u of BLAST!!! lambaste sounds like namaste (in hindi), which is a respectful greeting. lambaste is precisely opposite of that

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