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withering

adjective
 
 
/ˈwɪðərɪŋ/
withering attack/contempt/look criticism or an expression that shows that someone strongly disapproves of someone or something: He published a withering attack on the government's policies.Grimacing and frowningDisapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
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