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

  • I was tired of hearing government ministers lambaste the likes of me as irresponsible scroungers.
  • Potter is now the only health-insurance insider to lambaste on the record the industry's motives.
  • We get to lambaste a President, his military failures, his rationale for fighting, his domestic policies and any number of other things.
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  • This Is What Apple’s Paying Music Labels on iTunes Radio
    Earlier this week, Pink Floyd members Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason dropped a bomb on Internet radio service Pandora for lobbying Congress to scale back what artists get paid, calling the service an “Internet royalty ripoff.” Pandora fired back with a double-edged love-and-lambaste letter, praising Pink Floyd while at the same time suggesting the band’s members had been duped by the ...
    June 27, 2013 - Techland

  • Helen Zille in The Times
    It is hypocritical of the ANC and its alliance partners to praise Judge [Chris] Nicholson's ruling and then to lambaste the NPA's decision to appeal it,Zille said.
  • Greg Kot in USA Today
    Critics tend to lambaste bands who don't show some development,says Greg Kot, Chicago Tribune music critic and co-host of syndicated public radio show Sound Opinions. "The Ramones, Motorhead and AC/DC have shown that you can make the same...
  • Rahul Gandhi in Sahara Samay
    Asked about the CAG's strong criticism of the implementation, Gandhi said, "I don't think it is fair to lambaste the programme. It has had very good results in certain areas, but has had poor results in other areas."

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