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 for lambast
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  lambast \lam*bast"\, v. t.
     Same as lambaste.
     [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lambast
      v 1: beat with a cane [syn: cane, flog, lambaste,
           lambast]
      2: 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" [syn: call on the carpet, take to task,
         rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture,
         reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold,
         chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out,
         chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast]

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