Her clothes were harshly critiqued, as were her steamy performances in videos and concert tours.
This Jackie is harshly judgmental, dispensing petty opinions that say as much about her as they do the objects of her disdain.
The pro-government media in Iran, however, harshly criticized the actress.
Instead, they were sold out—to put it harshly—in the vague hope that the Russians would be pleased.
He admits that his men kidnapped, harshly interrogated, and then killed her.
This tree had been nice to them, no branches had harshly croaked: 'Go away.
You must not judge such things too harshly; they are common here.
By and by he began to come home in a bad temper and to speak to her harshly.
"I don't care who hears me," Adams said, harshly, though he tempered his loudness.
My best constructive suggestion was the most harshly rejected of all.
originally of texture, "hairy," 1530s, probably from harske "rough, coarse, sour" (c.1300), a northern word of Scandinavian origin (cf. Danish and Norwegian harsk "rancid, rank"), related to Middle Low German harsch "rough, raw," German harst "a rake;" perhaps from PIE root *kars- "to scrape, scratch, rub, card" (cf. Lithuanian karsiu "to comb," Old Church Slavonic krasta, Russian korosta "to itch," Latin carduus "thistle," Sanskrit kasati "rubs, scratches"). Meaning "offensive to feelings" is from 1570s; "disagreeable, rude" from 1610s.
To nag and complain; nudge (1990s+ Teenagers)