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A criticism or uncomplimentary remark hurled at artwork or other recipient.

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brickbatA piece of brick used as a weapon, especially if thrown, or placed in something like a sock and used as a club.
brickbatFor example, it's quite common for magazines to have a section called Bouquets and Brickbats for compliments and criticisms.
brickbatReason Magazine: Daily Brickbat.
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