bashing

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bashing

Speaking or referring to another in a disparaging fashion.
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These bashings have been reported all across the world," Sheridian said.
But before we get too high and mighty condemning the Indian media, just imagine our response if dozens of Australian tourists had been racially selected for bashing in, say, Fiji or Malaysia.
The earlier gay bashings on Clapham Common were not communicated by the police to the wider LGBT community.
In the past, gay bashings have not gotten as much press coverage as crimes against other minority groups," says Jack Levin, director of the Brudnick Center on Violence at Northeastern University in Boston.
Newspapers in Philadelphia, Denver, and Logan, Utah, went so far as to revisit past gay bashings that took place in their regions, including one murder dating back to the 1960s.