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scathing

División en sílabas: scath·ing
Pronunciación: /ˈskāT͟HiNG
 
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Definición de scathing en inglés:

adjetivo

Witheringly scornful; severely critical: she launched a scathing attack on the governor
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Speaking ahead of the lecture, the critic launched a scathing attack on the contemporary British art scene dismissing Brit Art as a journalistic invention.
  • A Bradford councillor has made a scathing attack on preservationists who are bitterly opposed to the construction of an Aire Valley motorway.
  • He launched a scathing attack on both the EU and the Department of Marine in advance of tomorrow's blockade of fishing ports.
Sinónimos
devastating, extremely critical, blistering, searing, withering, scorching, fierce, ferocious, savage, severe, stinging, biting, cutting, mordant, trenchant, virulent, caustic, vitriolic, scornful, sharp, bitter, harsh, unsparing
rare mordacious

Derivados

scathingly

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adverbio
Example sentences
  • Officials have scathingly dismissed the notion that more money will solve Africa's problems as ‘old thinking’.
  • Later, he scathingly recalled the reluctance of friends to comment on his book because Moscow had not made its position known.
  • Recently she wrote scathingly about people putting themselves at needless risk, causing responsible, hard-working and caring individuals to put their lives in danger in an effort to rescue them.

Words that rhyme with scathing

sheathing

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