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to attack with harsh, often insulting language

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Position the secondary rail against the bracket so that the rail's back edge butts up against the bracket's knob.
If we're to take the wind out of the sails of the black ministers who rail against sodomites, we have to immerse ourselves in the battle against racism.
Is Europe to become dominated by the likes of Theo van Gogh--the Fortuyn-friendly filmmaker and columnist who used to rail against Jews before he discovered a more fashionable enemy in Muslim "goat-fuckers"--and his Islamist murderer, who frenetically stabbed van Gogh to death in broad daylight?
Boston Globe columnist Brian McGrory used his 24 May real estate column to rant and rail against "the podium-pounding, fire-breathing rhetoric from a group of minority activists.
In his book, Parsley writes, that he "will rail against the idea that the God of Christianity and the God of Islam are the same thing.
The group, known as Rail Against Privatisation, backed by the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union, leafleted commuters this morning as part of a two-week march from Glasgow to London.
It's because of folks like Kelly Brownell, the Yale psychology professor best known for advocating taxes for fattening foods; the dietary puritans at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, who rail against McDonald's as if it were the Church of England; and John Banzhaf, the camera-hogging trial lawyer who brags about helping to launch "successful fat lawsuits.
Most of us rail against the evils of coal without knowing much about it.
I once heard a speaker rail against Gen X Catholics for knowing next-to-nothing about the Second Vatican Council.
Blacks, therefore, have all the more incentive to rail against the "juggernaut of capitalism," Mosley says.
Krugman is not one to rail against the establishment; in fact, the most persistent themes of his popular work are an impatience with cranks and amateurs and the conviction that economics is best left to professionals.
It was a Conservative Government who privatised rail against both Liberal and Labour opposition.
His new single Illegal Attacks - a duet with Sinead O'Connor - sees him rail against the war in Iraq, while the upcoming album The World Is Yours will, he says, "Bury everything else I've ever done".
What do you do when you're sick of listening to your city councilman rail against gays and lesbians?
But critics rail against the theory, saying that intelligent design is simply creationism in disguise.