rail against


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rail against

or at
verb
To attack with harsh, often insulting language:
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I have heard you rail against London, Miss Schlegel, and it seems a funny thing to say but I was very angry with you.
"They can't keep up steam," he added, rapidly, and made a grab at the rail against the coming lurch.
Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill's saga continues to celebrate growing old disgracefully, and once more the pensioners rail against everything modern life has to throw at them.
The President, who continues to rail against the United States and other critics of his bloody war on drugs, said he will complete his tour with a visit to Malaysia, one of the countries 'that matter to me.'
If Mr Dix is to rail against Cameron, may I suggest he rails against the failure to control immigration into the UK - 600,000 last year alone.
But that hasn't stopped Piers from using his nightly pulpit to rail against this madness and (thankfully) it doesn't look like he's going to give up any time soon.
Rick Perry likes to rail against the Obama administration's "failed" federal stimulus program, but he and state lawmakers have more than $17 billion in fed-stim dollars to thank for the last two balanced Texas budgets.
Choice NEW TRICKS BBC1, 9pm Old school coppers Gerry, Jack and Brian may occasionally rail against politically correct modern policing, but if things were so marvellous in the old days, how come there are still so many unsolved cases for UCOS to clear up?
AS ONE of the architects of punk, late Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren encouraged a generation to rail against the establishment.
The purists may rail against record company injustice but it may just be their best album.