The risk is real that when the Iranian regime is pressed, it will lash out at anyone within its reach.
Unsurprisingly, the wardrobe choice has prompted some to lash out at her for unnecessary “cultural appropriation.”
Syrian leaders have generally preferred to lash out at Israel through proxies like Hezbollah in Lebanon.
The unending negotiations have given Israel the domestic stability to lash out in the region, using its American made weapons.
The sheik also appeared to lash out at Sunni Arab nations for their backing of the mainly Sunni insurgency against Assad.
lash him to the mast and give him a taste of the cat-o'-nine-tails.
And when they do, I will cover them with my revolvers while you lash their hands behind them.
The lash of a whip fell across his shoulders and cut through blanket and shirt.
To lash somebody, anybody, with his tongue would have been a solace.
This outrageous exhibition was to the Editor like the lash to a jaded horse.
c.1300, las "a blow, a stroke," later "flexible part of a whip" (late 14c.), possibly imitative. The verb might be the source of the noun.
"bind," 1620s, originally nautical, from Middle French lachier, from Old French lacier "to lace" (see lace (v.)). Related: Lashed; lashing.