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To criticize someone publicly - synonyms or related words

condemn

verb

to say publicly that you think someone or something is bad or wrong

denounce

verb

to criticize someone or something severely in public

decry

verb

formal to say publicly that you do not approve of someone or something

pillory

verb

formal to criticize someone publicly

slate

verb

Britishinformal to criticize someone or something severely, especially in public

bash

verb

informal to publicly criticize someone

bring/call/hold someone to account

to make someone explain publicly why they made a mistake or committed a crime, especially so that they can be criticized or punished for it

cry foul

to say publicly that something is dishonest or illegal, especially when it affects you directly

jab

noun

a critical comment about someone

pummel

verb

to criticize or attack someone or something, especially in a public way

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the practice of looking at a product online before going to a conventional store to buy it

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panjandrum

a person who has or claims to have a lot of influence

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