Lambaste Synonyms: beat, whip, thrash

Lambaste Sentence: She filed for divorce on the grounds that her husband lambasted her frequently.

 

 

Under The Lens: Lambaste – Physical and Not Physical

Lambaste comes from lam (beat) and baste (beat). Lambaste hence means to beat or thrash. Over the years lambaste has acquired an additional meaning which is censure or to reprimand or scold harshly.

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