fustigate (FUSS-tuh-gayt)

2019-06-03T08:00:40-04:00

Definition to beat with or as if with a short heavy club : cudgel to criticize severely In Context "Ontario Court Justice Charles Vaillancourt…fustigated them all, effectively characterizing the charges against Duffy as an abuse of power. " Neil Macdonald, CBC.ca, 23 Apr. 2016