lashingly


lashingly
With savage criticism.

Classic writers are prone to satirize women lashingly, but Jonsons satire is different.


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  • lashingly — lash·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • lashingly — adverb Etymology: lashing (present participle of lash) (I) + ly : in a lashing manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • lash — lash1 lasher, n. lashingly, adv. lashless, adj. /lash/, n. 1. the flexible part of a whip; the section of cord or the like forming the extremity of a whip. 2. a swift stroke or blow, with a whip or the like, given as a punishment: He received 20… …   Universalium

  • lash — v. & n. v. 1 intr. make a sudden whiplike movement with a limb or flexible instrument. 2 tr. beat with a whip, rope, etc. 3 intr. pour or rush with great force. 4 intr. (foll. by at, against) strike violently. 5 tr. castigate in words. 6 tr. urge …   Useful english dictionary


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