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Lambaste vs. Reprimand — What's the Difference?

Lambaste vs. Reprimand — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Lambaste and Reprimand

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Lambaste

To give a thrashing to; beat.
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Reprimand

A reprimand is a severe, formal or official reproof. Reprimanding takes in different forms in different legal systems.
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Lambaste

To scold sharply; berate
Lambasted the workers for the shoddy construction.
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Reprimand

To reprove (someone) severely, especially in a formal or official way.
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Lambaste

To scold, reprimand or criticize harshly.
The sergeant lambasted the new recruits daily.
Her first novel was well and truly lambasted by the critics.
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Reprimand

A severe, formal, or official rebuke or censure.
Apr 07, 2022

Lambaste

(dated in UK English but not US English) To give a thrashing to; to beat severely.
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Reprimand

A severe, formal or official reproof; reprehension, rebuke, private or public.
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Lambaste

To beat severely;
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Reprimand

To reprove in a formal or official way.
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Lambaste

To scold, reprimand, or berate harshly.
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Reprimand

Severe or formal reproof; reprehension, private or public.
Goldsmith gave his landlady a sharp reprimand for her treatment of him.
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Lambaste

Beat with a cane
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Reprimand

To reprove severely; to reprehend; to chide for a fault; to consure formally.
Germanicus was severely reprimanded by Tiberius for traveling into Egypt without his permission.
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Lambaste

Censure severely or angrily;
The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup
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Reprimand

To reprove publicly and officially, in execution of a sentence; as, the court ordered him to be reprimanded.
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Reprimand

An act or expression of criticism and censure;
He had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face
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Reprimand

Rebuke formally
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Reprimand

Censure severely or angrily;
The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup
Apr 07, 2022

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