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Definition 1: attack in speech or writing - [verb of communication]

Samples where lash out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker

Synonyms for lash out in the sense of this definition

(lash out is a kind of ...) find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws

"The paper criticized the new movie" "Don't knock the food--it's free"

(... is a kind of lash out ) use foul or abusive language towards

"The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket" "The angry mother shouted at the teacher"

(... is a kind of lash out ) attack as if with claws

"The politician clawed his rival"

(... is a kind of lash out ) subject to bitter verbal abuse

(... is a kind of lash out ) criticize or abuse strongly and violently

"The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly"

(... is a kind of lash out ) attack forcefully

"whang away at the school reform plan"

(... is a kind of lash out ) address with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage

"The speaker was barraged by an angry audience" "The governor was bombarded with requests to grant a pardon to the convicted killer"

(... is a kind of lash out ) subject to harsh criticism

"The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday" "the professor scaled the students" "your invectives scorched the community"

(... is a kind of lash out ) attack strongly

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