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bashing

Speaking or referring to another in a disparaging fashion.
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She has already posted the first three steps on how to survive social media bashing but said she also plans to publish a coffee book about it.
Each acceptance speech was scored for imagery related to the use of the following self-presentational strategies: ingratiation, exemplification, self-promotion competency, self-promotion bashing, and intimidation.
The fact that dangers lurk closely behind most thrilling adventures, especially if one doesn't take enough precautions and use the maximum protective mechanisms available, is proved once again with the tragic death of a four-year-old Indian boy in a dune bashing accident at Al Badeer in the Madm area of Sharjah last Tuesday.
As for "Labour bashing", he couldn't be more wrong.
Miller's retort: "I'm not bashing anyone, but the system is dysfunctional." Hear the discussion at www.education sector.org/events.--J.M.A.
Why does it seem that gay bashings are on the rise in London?
"Not since the convention that nominated Barry Goldwater in 1964 has a gathering of the Republican faithful featured so much UN bashing from so many prominent players in the party," wrote columnist John Nichols of the liberal Madison, Wisconsin, Capital Times on September 9.
Instead of bashing Nader, Weinstein should ask what was it about Gore that he could not carry his home state of Tennessee, or Clinton's Arkansas.
In analyzing the term "male bashing" and the uses to which it is put, this essay explores the following questions: What does the term mean, and what is wrong with it?
Instead of "gay bashing," which was the unproven excuse for the May 1996 federal legislation giving special privileges to homosexuals, (Bill C-33) we now have "Christian bashing," with homosexuals leading it.
After reading through the four pages of casting bashing, reactions can run from the initial response of "Bull!" to asking "Why aren't we doing something like this?" to "Who cares what they're putting out?" or maybe a combination of all three.
For folks like William Bennett and Pat Buchanan, the slightest criticism of Catholics or Catholicism is to be instantly, furiously denounced as religious bigotry or "Catholic bashing," an expression of irrational prejudice.