Adjective(1) marked by harshly abusive criticism
(1) The development has attracted scathing criticism of Federal legislation, which deems the antennae low impact and thus not requiring a development application.(2) Miller was especially wounded by Mailer's scathing verdict on his uncharacteristically whimsical travelogue The Colossus Of Maroussi.(3) Both were scathing analyses of the relationship of the design profession and the forces of corporate commercialism.(4) His actions and decisions have also brought scathing criticism.(5) A Bradford councillor has made a scathing attack on preservationists who are bitterly opposed to the construction of an Aire Valley motorway.(6) The judge's scathing criticism leaves the government with a major headache.(7) Speaking ahead of the lecture, the critic launched a scathing attack on the contemporary British art scene dismissing Brit Art as a journalistic invention.(8) The inspection report contains scathing criticism of teaching standards in a third of areas and highlights poor management, failure at record-keeping and severe financial difficulties.(9) More than 500 hospital doctors have launched a scathing attack on a proposed new contract for consultants, condemning it as ├ö├ç├┐demeaning and unprofessional├ö├ç├û.(10) The most scathing review was in the New York Post, which described it as ├ö├ç├┐a movie so pathetically lame even her most ardent young fans will give this stinker a big thumbs down├ö├ç├û.(11) When the motion was narrowly defeated it led to scathing criticism by the national print media in particular, he noted.(12) He is particularly scathing about one member whom he characterises as callous, spineless and non-confrontational to the point of duplicity.(13) True, not everybody loves her; there are some who taunt Martha with sarcastic parodies, bilious caricatures, and scathing articles.(14) Much of this disc is split between songs that are scathing social commentaries and songs that seem to be inside jokes for his circle of friends.(15) The book was a scathing attack on the media establishment.(16) He launched a scathing attack on both the EU and the Department of Marine in advance of tomorrow's blockade of fishing ports.
(1) scathe :: sesuatu yg menyebabkan rugi
1. devastating ::
2. extremely critical ::
3. blistering ::
4. searing ::
5. withering ::
7. fierce ::
8. ferocious ::
9. savage ::
10. severe ::
12. biting ::
13. cutting ::
14. mordant ::
15. trenchant ::
16. virulent ::
17. caustic ::
19. scornful ::
20. sharp ::
21. bitter ::
22. harsh ::
23. unsparing ::
24. mordacious ::
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...this party is a SCATHING indictment
of the American education system.
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 6
I sent the editors of the magazine
a pretty SCATHING e-mail.
The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 7
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