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  • v  beat with a cane
  • v  censure severely or angrily

  • Many men of good will attended, to hear Russians like Alexander Fadeyev, secretary general of the Union of Soviet Writers, lambast America.
  • The boys lambast and then expose the trend for what it is, and everyone learns their lesson.
  • Storey was talking in a day when newspapermen would not hesitate a minute to lambast the Establishment.

  • Simon Grayson in Blackpool Gazette
    Obviously the game swung on a couple of decisions, for and against us,said Grayson, who remains livid with the referee's performance. "I'm not going to lambast anybody, but I'll make sure that people in the right authorities know about it...
  • Paul Jewell in UTV
    Again we had decent chances, but we lacked the killer instinct in front of goal,said Wigan boss Paul Jewell. "But for all our chances we never worked their goalkeeper enough, although I`m not going to lambast the team for missing them. I...
  • Tony Mowbray in
    I got the feeling after the game that people wanted me to lambast Luke Moore, suggesting he's the reason we lost - but that's not the case,Mowbray told the Birmingham Mail. "You need to know the personality of the players and what they're...

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