criticise+severely

  • 1criticise — v. 1) to criticise fairly; harshly, severely, sharply 2) (D; tr.) to criticise for (to criticise smb. for sloppy work) …

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  • 2canvass — /ˈkænvəs / (say kanvuhs) verb (t) 1. to solicit votes, subscriptions, opinions, etc., from (a district, group of people, etc.). 2. to engage in a political campaign. 3. to examine carefully; investigate by inquiry: to canvass the new measure. 4.… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 3cut — [c]/kʌt / (say kut) verb (cut, cutting) –verb (t) 1. to penetrate, with or as with a sharp edged instrument: he cut his finger. 2. to strike sharply, as with a whip. 3. to wound severely the feelings of. 4. to divide, with or as with a sharp… …

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  • 4Castigate — Cas ti*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Castigated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Castigating}.] [L. castigatus, p. p. of castigare to correct, punish; castus pure, chaste + agere to move, drive. See {Caste}, and cf. {Chasten}.] 1. To punish by stripes; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5Castigated — Castigate Cas ti*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Castigated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Castigating}.] [L. castigatus, p. p. of castigare to correct, punish; castus pure, chaste + agere to move, drive. See {Caste}, and cf. {Chasten}.] 1. To punish by stripes;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6Castigating — Castigate Cas ti*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Castigated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Castigating}.] [L. castigatus, p. p. of castigare to correct, punish; castus pure, chaste + agere to move, drive. See {Caste}, and cf. {Chasten}.] 1. To punish by stripes;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7pan — 1. noun /pæn/ a) A wide, flat receptacle used around the house, especially for cooking. b) The contents of such a receptacle. Syn: frying pan, skillet, cookie sheet, saucepan …

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  • 8blister — 1. noun a) A small bubble between the layers of the skin that contains watery or bloody fluid and is caused by friction and pressure, burning, freezing, chemical irritation, disease or infection. T is written in the Hebrew Chronicle, / How the… …

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  • 9Cut up — 1. criticise severely; 2. upset or cause distress to …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 10Give heaps — 1. express strong displeasure with (someone); criticise severely; 2. tease; provoke to anger, annoyance, etc., by banter or mockery …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 11Lay into — 1. beat; 2. criticise severely …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 12Rouse on — castigate; criticise severely (from Scottish roust to shout, roar) …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 13Slag off — bad mouth; criticise severely …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 14Slam — 1. criticise severely; 2. slam dance; 3. severe criticism; 4. (skateboarding, blading, etc.) heavy fall, especially one resulting in bodily harm …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 15cut up — Australian Slang 1. criticise severely; 2. upset or cause distress to …

    English dialects glossary

  • 16give heaps — Australian Slang 1. express strong displeasure with (someone); criticise severely; 2. tease; provoke to anger, annoyance, etc., by banter or mockery …

    English dialects glossary

  • 17lay into — Australian Slang 1. beat; 2. criticise severely …

    English dialects glossary

  • 18rouse on — Australian Slang castigate; criticise severely (from Scottish roust to shout, roar) …

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  • 19slag off — Australian Slang bad mouth; criticise severely …

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  • 20slam — I Australian Slang 1. criticise severely; 2. slam dance; 3. severe criticism; 4. (skateboarding, blading, etc.) heavy fall, especially one resulting in bodily harm II Jamaican Slang Glossary Slang words for sex …

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