/ (læmˈbæst) /
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to beat or whip severely
to reprimand or scold
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Word Origin for lambast
C17: perhaps from lam 1 + baste ³
Words nearby lambast
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Example sentences from the Web for lambast
Pirming lat-an si Markus sa piryudiku, The newspapers always lambast Marcos.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan|John U. Wolff
I only gave him his riding-orders to—to lambast you on general principles for not producing work that will last.The Works of Rudyard Kipling: One Volume Edition|Rudyard Kipling
He got him down and started to lambast the Judas out of him.The Trail of '98|Robert W. Service