The "brick" in the word brickbat is there for good reason, as we'll see in just a moment.
One meaning of "bat" is "a piece or a lump of anything."
"More than most potential candidates for the president, Warren seemed to be ready for the brickbats."
Explain the meaning of "brickbat" without saying "swipe" or "aspersion."
Fill in the blanks: "Despite the brickbats, (someone or something) (succeeded in some way)."
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. The opposite of BRICKBATTING is
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