The correct answer is criticize severely.
A. cleanse by friction
B. criticize severely
D. record numerical values
The correct answer is (B) To criticize severely; to berate harshly; to censure;
To inflict humiliation on. Also, to mark with cuts, lines, scratches, etc.; to count; to grade; to keep a record or account of.
Score comes from Old Norse skora (to notch).
Examples of use:
- The media scored his announcement on the public health plan.
- The football coach scored the three athletes for their absence at practice.