Word of the Day – May 9 – Fustigate

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Verb: Fustigate  (FUSS-tuh-gayt)

Definition:

1. To beat with or as if with a short heavy club.

2. To criticize severely.

Sample sentence: The newspaper editor was known to fustigate many of the letters submitted by the readers and would not publish anything that didn’t fit his way of thinking.

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