flak


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Synonyms for flak

Synonyms for flak

a slick spokesperson who can turn any criticism to the advantage of their employer

intense adverse criticism

artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes

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I've been scanning Nicholls' entries for those likely to miss the cut for the big prize this year, and trying to pick out who could be the next Flak Jacket.
Flak Jacket rattled off a quick hat-trick before meeting trouble when a close third at Ascot nine days ago, while Brecongill Lad was beaten just half a length by Smokin Beau, despite getting no sort of run at Newbury on Saturday.
Saddling no fewer than six of the 16 runners in the Stewards' Sprint Stakes, Nicholls sent out four of the first five home, headed by 2-1 favourite Flak Jacket who was repeating his wins in the race of the last two years.
The four of us get a lot of flak because we sometimes sound the same,'' White said.
This enables NSPs and network managers to monitor and measure service performance," said Tom Flak, vice president of marketing at Verilink.
John Gibby, 60, had to wear a flak jacket for protection as he drove in to pluck little Naseem from danger.
Flak Jacket, trained by Brian Meehan, is said to have improved since his seasonal debut and is expected to put up a good show in the Tote Jackpot Handicap (3.
People have said that park rangers are supposed to be nice people, and now we're getting flak for being proactive,'' Hernandez said.
And Johnson has revealed that there is no shortage of people in the dressing room happy to hand out flak where it is warranted.
Security at the complex has now been stepped up after generators, fridges and flak jackets disappeared.
His body was wrapped in a bloody Palestinian flag, as fellow journalists marched alongside carrying his broken camera and bloodstained flak jacket.
Soon, every Marine who qualifies with a pistol will need a flak jacket and a Kevlar helmet.
Created in 1987, Flik Flak was designed to be more than just a simple childrenCOs watch.
Asda has taken flak this week after launching a two-for-2 [pound sterling] promotion on milk.