Sentence: This was exemplified in the coverage of Donald Trump’s Tuesday news conference in which he lacerated the press for questioning the sincerity of his commitment to raising money for veterans’ charities – including a personal million-dollar contribution he pledged in January. (Source: www.truth-out.org)
Meaning: Cut or tear (someone’s) flesh or skin; Criticize severely
How To Remember?
The “-ate” of “Lacerate” should remind you of a giant shark which just tore away at the flesh of a fish and ate it. *Nom Nom*
Shred; Graze; Incise; Offend.
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