Elton: lambaste, diatribe, invective

May 22, 2006

Elton John lambasted photographers in a diatribe filled with invectives during a speech he was giving at the Cannes Film Festival.

lambaste – (verb) 1. to attack verbally 2. to accost

diatribe – (noun) abusive speech or writing

invective – (noun) an abusive expression; insulting language

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