To lash out
Lash Lash, v. i. To ply the whip; to strike; to utter censure or sarcastic language. [1913 Webster]

To laugh at follies, or to lash at vice. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

{To lash out}, to strike out wildly or furiously; also used figuratively. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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